Ministry of Power allows construction activities in the power plants during lockdown for COVID-19 outbreak

Apr 28, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


Industry Specific Compliance

The Ministry of Power on April 20, 2020 allows construction activities in the power plants during the nation-wide lockdown for COVID-19 outbreak. The Ministry of Home Affairs had issued Consolidated Revised Guidelines and according to it, construction of all kinds of industrial projects in rural areas outside the limits of municipal corporations and municipalities have been allowed to carry out from April 20, 2020. This is also applicable for ongoing construction activities in Thermal or Hydro Power Generation Projects outside the limits of Urban Local Bodies.

Accordingly, it is requested to allow the construction activities in Thermal/Hydro Power Generation Projects and the intrastate and interstate movement of construction materials, equipment, spares & consumables etc., for these under construction power projects outside the limits of municipal corporations and municipalities. The project works at sites may be carried out while taking all mandatory precautions and norms of social distancing as well the advisories issued by Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Health and Family welfare.

[Notice No. FU-18/2017-IPC(pt.)]


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