TABLE 9.7
              Financial Performance of the State Power Sector
                                                                 (Rs. Crore)
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		                           1991-92  1995-96* 1996-97 1997-98
				                               (RE)	(AP)
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A. Gross Subsidy involved

    (i) On account of sale of Electricity to:
      (a) Agriculture	                      5938     13794   15329   17285
      (b) Domestic	                      1310	3158	3898	4295
      (c) Inter-State Sales	               201	 330	 267	 274
             Total	                      7449     17282   19494   21854
  (ii) Subventions Received from State Govts. 2045	7229	4000	4340
 (iii) Net Subsidy	                      5404     10053   15494   17514
  (iv) Surplus Generated by sale to 
       other sectors  	                      2173	6660	7494   10643
   (v) Uncovered Subsidy	              3231	3393	8000	6871
B. Commercial Losses @	                      4117	8324   10491	9959

C. Revenue Mobilisation

   (i) Rate of Return (ROR) #	             -12.7     -15.1   -17.7   -16.0
  (ii) Additional Revenue Mobilisable 
       from Achieving
      (a) 3 per cent ROR	              4959	9980   12269   11823
      (b) From Introducing 50 paise/unit 
          from Agriculture/Irrigation	      2176	2677	2432    2418
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RE: Revised Estimates.      AP: Annual Plan Projections.
@ Commercial losses are different from uncovered subsidy because they 
  include financial results of other activities undertaken by the SEBs. 
  (These are excluding Subsidy/Subvention).
#	In per cent.
Note: Information in Item (A) and (C) (ii) (b) is excluding the Delhi 
      Electricity Supply Undertaking (DESU).
*	Excluding DESU for all items.
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