TABLE 9.2
                       Trends in the Power Sector (utilities only)
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                                                                               Change        
                                                    April-November*     over previous year
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	                         1994-95   1995-96*    1995    199      1995-96  1996-97@
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			 	               (Billion KWH)	             (per cent)
1 Power generation	        351.0	380.1	  248.7	  257.2	           8.3     3.4
   (i)	 Hydro-electric	         82.5	 72.5	   53.0	   48.9	         -12.1    -7.7
   (ii)	 Thermal 	        262.9	299.6	  190.5	  202.9	          14.0     6.5
   (iii) Nuclear	          5.6	  8.0	    5.2	    5.4	          42.9     4.1
2 Plant load factor of           60.0    63.0	   60.4	   62.0	            -      -
  thermal plants ( per cent )	
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	* Provisional.	 @ April-November.

Note:   These figures relate to power generated from utilities only and exclude captive power.
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