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Govt working on separating content, carriage in power sector

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 19:49

In a move that could usher in more competition in the power sector, the government is working on a proposal where separate entities would handle electricity supply and distribution.

Cabinet note regarding changes in tariff policy soon: Scindia

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 15:57

Power Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Saturday said his ministry will circulate two Cabinet notes within a month proposing changes in the Tariff Policy and Electricity Act 2003.

PowerMin to move Cabinet in a month for amending Electricity Act

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 16:31

The Power Ministry is likely to approach the Cabinet within a month on the issue of amending the Electricity Act 2003.

'Electricity Act needs changes; rules implementation important'

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 14:46

Many power plants are facing issues related to rise in fuel costs, especially pricier overseas coal.

Govt mulls separate power suppliers, network providers

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 10:46

In a major move aimed at reducing losses of discoms and improving overall electricity supply, the government is mulling a new model where a power supplier will not manage the electricity distribution network.

Govt proposes to give more power to state power regulators

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 15:48

In the wake of the recent power grid collapse, government proposes to give more powers to the state regulators through an amendment in the Electricity Act likely to be introduced during the next Parliament session.

Power Min plans review of electricity regulators

Last Updated: Sunday, April 29, 2012, 12:02

The mandate of the committee is to examine and make recommendations on proposed amendments in the Electricity Act 2003.

Power theft accused cannot escape civil liability

Last Updated: Friday, January 27, 2012, 14:36

The Madras High Court bench here has ruled that people accused of power theft cannot escape from their civil liability.