Ministry of Power notifies that essential operation of power shall continue till May 03, 2020

Apr 15, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

Commercial Compliance

The Ministry of Power on April 15, 2020, has notified that the essential operation of power generation utilities and permission for material movement shall continue throughout the extended lockdown period upto May 03, 2020 for smooth operation and maintenance of power generation facilities. The Ministry vide its letter date March 23, 2020 and March 28, 2020, had decided that no restrictions shall be imposed on production and movement of critical materials like coal, chemicals, gases etc. and intermediate or finished products to or from such power plants to extend their support for uninterrupted operations of inter-state power generating stations.

Now, the Ministry of Home Affairs had extended the duration of lockdown till May 03, 2020 to contain COVID-19 pandemic in the country, so the stakeholders are directed to continue their support during the extended lockdown period for smooth operation.

[Notice No. 11/14/2020-Th-II]


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