Economy Power woes: Govt cracks whip on defaulting discoms, but is it enough? Updated : August 14, 2019 03:28 PM IST The new directives have tightened the noose on the already precarious financial health of discoms. The typically long credit period enjoyed by the discoms for paying their dues to these generating companies is curtailed. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.