Coal News We love to talk!

MAR 03 2017

PSERC extended the last date of submissions of comments and suggestions on proposed Amendments in Supply Code, 2014 to 9th Mar 2017

  • Economic Times, ET Bureau / Hyderabad
  • Created: Fri 03rd MAR 2017


In a survey published by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion in September 2015, Punjab ranked 16 out of 28 States and four Union Territories in the assessment of implementation of reforms towards ease of doing business. There were eight areas of assessment. In the area of “obtaining infrastructure related utilities”, Punjab had a score of 33%, just around the Indian average of 32.01% and far below top-ranked Maharashtra with a score of 88.89%. Out of five criteria for this area, two of them directly addressed the electricity sector: “Timelines for utility connections” and “Obtaining electricity connections. To improve the performance in the field of ease of doing business and also to consume surplus power available in the State, there is urgent need to simplify the procedures for release of connections.


The Commission proposes to amend various provisions of Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (Electricity Supply Code & Related Matters) Regulations, 2014 to simplify the procedure for release of connections, issue of demand notices and its extension/revival. Staff Paper in this regard has been prepared and is available on the website of the Commission Suggestions and objections are invited from public and stakeholders on the same so as to reach the undersigned on or before 9th Mar 2017 in person or by post.


(Public Notice):

(Staff Paper):


Punjab Maharashtra National Informatics Centre Electricity Regulatory Commission Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission Power Electricity PUNJAB

Related News

  • Inter-state transmission charges for wind, solar projects waived  Read more
  • Supreme Court declines interim payment of compensatory tariff to Adani  Read more
  • Bihar Regulatory Commission issues DSM Regulation 2014  Read more
  • Punjab-owned thermal plants underutilized, claims engineers body  Read more
  • High Court orders resumption of power supply to Andhra Pradesh from Jindal plant  Read more
  • Power holiday for hospitals, industries in Vizag  Read more
  • GERC disposes of petition against PGVCL for not providing compensation for under drawal of power  Read more
  • Rays Power Experts to commission 5 MW solar plant at Charanka  Read more
  • RPP Infra inks pact with Siemens to bid for a power project  Read more
  • Anantapur project may be commissioned by next fiscal  Read more