The distribution sector is an important segment of the power sector value chain. In the last decade, India has taken several steps improve to the sector’s commercial performance and financial viability. However, progress has been slower than envisaged. The sector is not very efficient owing to significant energy and revenue losses.The financial health of the sector is fragile, limiting its ability to invest in delivering better services and clean energy. Shakti has initiated several efforts to strengthen the distribution sector in India.