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Electricity act

Sep 15, 2020 21:27
The Union power ministry has asked the UT administration to privatise power distribution in the city, and has also sought a report on its progress read more
Aug 11, 2020 23:06
The power regulator, which is an independent and quasi-judicial body, will also not hold a press conference to announce the revised tariffs, officials said. read more
Jun 08, 2020 23:52
On April 17, the Centre issued a draft proposal for the amendment of Electricity Act, 2003, in the form of draft Electricity Act (Amendment) Bill, 2020 , inviting comments from stakeholders within 21 days. The deadline was later extended till June 2. read more
Nov 01, 2019 23:58
Deputy chief engineer of PSPCL enforcement wing, Rajat Sharma, said that the gang used to allure people by offering them to slow down the meter and charged between \u20B95,000 and \u20B97,000 read more
Apr 29, 2019 04:21
The order comes two years after residents moved a petition in the HERC in August 2017, stating the builder charged them 12% of the total electricity bill per month under categories like ‘administrative’, or others, in violation of HERC provisions. read more
Oct 06, 2018 23:50
According to Arvind Kejriwal,the electricity amendment bill would put an end to cross-subsidy, which, at present, helps keep electricity tariffs lower for small, medium and agricultural consumers by imposing higher rates on industrial and commercial... read more
Sep 30, 2018 09:26
In Delhi, power tariffs for consumers who use up to 400 units, comprising 85% of all connections in the city, will have to face a hike of over five times, Arvind Kejriwal said. read more
Sep 17, 2018 12:39
The UP Power Corporation Ltd owned discoms or other power utilities in the state may soon be liable to paying a fine to consumers if they (the companies) fail to meet the specified standards of performance (SoPs) while delivering various services. read more
Sep 17, 2018 07:51
Electricity is invariably political in India. Far from de­politicising the sector, reform will require deeper, but careful engagement with politics. read more
Jun 19, 2018 00:59
Siddharth Colony is a major slum in the eastern suburbs of Mumbai and a significant number of residents come from socially backward communities. read more
Apr 16, 2018 22:25
The SP state unit chief Gauri Singh Yadav has denied that there was any power theft at his residence and said he will move the court against the power distribution company officials for defaming him as a part of a political conspiracy read more
Mar 29, 2018 10:05
Additional Sessions Judge imposed a fine of Rs15.3 lakh, stipulating that Rs10.18 lakh of the amount be paid to the Maharashtra State Electricity Board. read more