Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde told a parliamentary consultative committee attached to his ministry the government planned to add more than 78,000 megawatt generation capacity during the 11th five-year plan with a target of providing power to all by 2012.
"Challenge at hand can only be met by the creation of larger generation capacities in the country. We have to move at a faster pace in capacity addition and see that 15,000 MW is added yearly so as to realize the targets set for 11th plan period (2007-12)," Shinde said.
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