Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued amendment to the Tamil Nadu Electricity Distribution Code. Vide this amendment-
· In Regulation 29,-
(i) sub-regulation (4), shall be substituted which reads as- Upon receipt of an application for supply of electricity, a notice will be sent to the intending consumer informing that he or his authorized representative shall meet the Engineer to agree on the position of the point of supply, cut-out or circuit-breaker and meter. The Licensee shall not fix its meter, cut-out etc., or allow them to remain in a position which will entail entry by its employees into certain restrictive areas which are socially well defined. The service mains shall be visible and accessible up to metering point for inspection.
(ii) sub-regulation (10) shall be substituted which reads as- In all storied buildings irrespective of the number of floors, service connections (whether through overhead wires or through under-ground cables) will be effected normally at the ground floor. In areas that are prone to floods, the height of the meter shall be raised at a level as may be determined by the Engineer.
· Form 1 which relates to form of requisition for supply of low tension energy (single phase / three phase), Form 2 which relates to application for supply of power to agricultural pump sets & Form 3 which relates to application for hut service shall be substituted