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Forensic Diaries: A Forensic & Integrity Services Blog

India has witnessed tremendous growth in the power and utilities sector in recent years, with the Government launching various reforms and schemes to increase electrification reach and spread across the country. As per Central Electric Authority, India is one of the world’s largest producers and consumers of power, with over 1 trillion units generated and an installed capacity of about 319,606 MW. Lately, there has also been a shift from using conventional energy to cleaner and greener sources of energy. Public-private partnerships, emphasis on research and development, and availability of resources in remote parts of the country are some of the trends that are expected to drive this sector in the future.

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