Launch of India Energy Dashboards NITI Aayog

15 April 2021 Current Affairs:The Indian Energy Dashboard (IED) is dedicated to accessing the country’s energy data through a single window.

♦ The energy data released/provided by the Central Electricity Bureau, the Coal Control Organization and the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas are summarized in the dashboard.
♦ NITI Aayog released version 1.0 in 2017.
♦ Features of version 2.0 include: Provides time series data from the 2005-06 fiscal year to the 2019-20 fiscal year. The data can be easily downloaded into a convenient spreadsheet format in a more concise and intuitive way. It also provides annual frequency data. API link data from Saubhagya, UJALA, PRAAPTI and Vidyut PRAVAH have been merged into the portal. A “Feedback and Suggestion” forum has been established for the participation of the energy data user community. There is a semi-automated workflow/issue tracking system for managing regular updates to the IED.
♦ The portal is free and public, and no login credentials are required to access the data.

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