Ministry of Power extends the date of seeking comments on Draft Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020

May 04, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The Ministry of Power on April 27, 2020 has decided to extend the date of seeking comments or suggestions or observations on the Draft Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020. The draft discusses about the privatisation of distribution companies, cost-reflective electricity tariff without subsidy, strengthening of payment security mechanism and Electricity Contract Enforcement Authority to bring in investment and ease of doing business in the power sector.

The Ministry vide its letter dated April 17, 2020 requested to invite comments by May 08, 2020. The Ministry had received several representations from stakeholders for extension of time for submission of comments. Thus, it is decided to extend the time period for submission of comments on the above-mentioned draft from May 08, 2020 to June 05, 2020.

[Letter No. 42/6/2011-R&R (Vol-VIII)]


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