Electricity Amendment Act


20th May – Energy Security – Electricity Amendment Act

A jolt to national energy security Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s proposal for reform of power tariff policy – announced as part of the stimulus package following the pandemic – is a piece with the recent comprehensive proposal to amend the Electricity Act 2003; put together, they erode the concurrent status accorded to electricity in the …

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Electricity Act

30th April – Electricity Act

Electricity Act The government has announced that it proposes to make certain amendments to the Electricity Act 2003. The previous amendment Bill was initiated in 2014, though no headway was made after consultation with the states. Amendments proposed – The changes being proposed now include the constitution of the Electricity Contracts Enforcement Authority (henceforth the …

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