CSTEP studied the implementation of the Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) in Karnataka. UDAY, launched by the Government of India in 2015, aims to improve the financial health of state-owned power distribution companies (DISCOMs). Based on the study findings, CSTEP recommended measures for effective implementation of the scheme in order to meet its objective of reducing losses among DISCOMs and increasing operational efficiency.