Jharkhand State Electricity Board is an Government of Jharkhand enterprise, entrusted with the generation and distribution of electrical power in the state of Jharkhand, India. It suffers a loss of more than ₹1,000 crore (USD 200mn) every year.
In 2011, it was revealed that in the last ten years, as much as ₹80 crores in outstanding dues to various units had been waived. For example, ex-Chief Minister Madhu Koda, in prison for graft since 2008, waived of a ₹10 crore bill from a company owned by fellow minister Vinod Sinha, who is also in jail on graft charges.
Patratu Thermal Power Station. It an installed capacity of 840 MW. The generating units of the power plant are very old and is operating at around 10% PLF. The power plant is undergoing renovation.
Subernrekha Hydel Power Station, Sikidiri, a 130 MW (2x65 MW) hydel power plant.