India : Ministry of Power Launched "Vidyut Pravah" Mobile App that provides highlights of the power availability in the country on real time basis and market price of power from power exchange

About  “Vidyut PRAVAH” Application

Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy launched a mobile application “Vidyut PRAVAH”- Electricity, Price Availability and Highlights’” at a function on 31st March 2016. The mobile application provides highlights of the power availability in the country on real time basis. The mobile application will empower the Common People to demand 24x7 power from the States.

This application will take transparency to the next level and make state governments more accountable. The Hon’ble Minister stated that this app will work as manifestation of Prime Minister’s vision of good governance via inculcating transparency in the system and will put pressure on power producers across the country.  

The Vidyut PRAVAH mobile application provides data pertaining to market price of power from power exchange, value of current all India demand in GW and all India and State shortage including peak hour and total energy shortage. The real time data and comparison with previous day/year data is also available. Data from multiple sources, including the States and Power Exchanges, has been made available through a single portal for convenience of all.

 A user friendly interface, based on the Geographical map of India, facilitates all the consumers /stakeholders in visualization of the power availability and prices at the overall country level and at States/UTs level. The information disseminated through the Application will empower the consumer, thereby leading all the stakeholders to be more responsive and efficient, bringing more economy to the country.

Central Government’s initiative for bringing transparency by launching of the web application/mobile application “Vidyut PRAVAH” is being appreciated by all stakeholders.  The application on play store has got an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5. More than 70% of users has given perfect five star rating.

The Web application can be accessed through The mobile version is freely available for download from the Google/Play-store for Android and Apple app store for iOS.

Source :

Smart Grid Bulletin February 2019

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