India Energy Dashboards (IED) Version 2.0 

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  • April 14, 2021
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India Energy Dashboards (IED) Version 2.0 

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III – Energy sector 

In news

  • The India Energy Dashboards Version 2.0 was launched by NITI Aayog.

Key takeaways 

  • India Energy Dashboards (IED) is an endeavour to provide single-window access to the energy data for the country.
  • Energy data published/provided by Central Electricity Authority, Coal Controller’s Organisation, and Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas is compiled in the Dashboards.
  • NITI Aayog launched the Version 1.0 in May 2017.
  • The key features of the enhanced version, India Energy Dashboards Version 2.0, are –
  1. The IED provides time series data from FY 2005-06 until FY 2019-20;
  2. Enhanced data download – It enables easy downloading of data into convenient spreadsheet formats in a cleaner, more intuitive way;
  3. IED provides data at sub-yearly frequencies as well. This includes monthly data and API linked data from some portals maintained by the government agencies.
  4. The monthly data is sourced from the monthly reports that are regularly published for the electricity, petroleum and natural gas sectors.
  5. API linked data from Saubhagya, UJALA, PRAAPTI, and Vidyut PRAVAH has been incorporated in the portal.

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