It was one of those breathless and still evenings. The two of us, me and my friend Barkatullah, a homoeopath of our village, were sitting by the pond at my village home. The guard light of our home was on. All of a sudden the light went off.
There is something very puzzling about the electricity situation in the country. The government claims to have tremendously improved the situation during the last three years.
While our politics is consumed by petty personal vendetta, the electricity crisis continues to pose as the biggest risk to our economy. How did we get here? And what is the government doing about it? Let’s explore these questions with some numbers.