electricity amendment bill 2020

R.K. Singh Demolishes ‘Canards’ Against Power Reforms At Presser

At a virtual press conference today, Power Minister R.K. Singh launched a scathing broadside against what he described as the ‘canards’ being spread by vested interests to delay or block the passage of key power reforms, proposed in the upcoming Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020. Getting down to the theme straightaway, Mr Singh highlighted how India, […]

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PM Emphasizes on Financial Sustainability of Power Sector, Make in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized the need for improving the financial sustainability of the power sector in order to solve the issues prevailing in the sector especially the power distribution sector. He said during a detailed review meeting held on Thursday evening on the power sector with the Ministry of Power (MoP) and the Ministry […]

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Why Resisting Calls To Hold Back Amendments to Electricity Act Is Vital

Even as the Electricity Act Amendment Bill, that seeks to make crucial changes to the Electricity Act (2003) is seemingly on the verge of being finalised for passing, resistance has finally started showing up. Predictably, it is Tamil Nadu, a state which has some of the highest market distortions in its power market, that has […]

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