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No amendment proposal related to agriculture sector in the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022; Rs. 1,56,555 Crore Power Subsidy provided during FY 21-22: Union Power & NRE Minister Shri R. K. Singh – EQ Mag

The Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022 covers amendments related to power sector. There is no amendment proposal related to agriculture sector in the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022. Further, the provision of subsidy as in the present Act i.e. Electricity Act, 2003 is not proposed to be changed and the State Governments can continue to give subsidy […]

Bilateral meeting between India and Bhutan on Air quality, Climate change, Forests, Natural resources, renewable energy sources and wildlife – EQ

Pawar opposes Electricity Amendment Bill says its implementation will hit consumers – EQ Mag

Nashik : Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar on Friday strongly opposed the recently introduced Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022, in Parliament and asserted its implementation will end subsidy offered to power consumers, adversely affect government-run energy companies and also cause job losses. The Rajya Sabha MP said the Opposition will not allow passage of […]

Indosolar commences operations at 1.30 GW solar module facility – EQ

Power workers hold rally to protest against electricity amendment bill – EQ Mag

Thousands of power employees and engineers from different states all over the country held a massive rally at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on Wednesday. The call for the rally was given by the national coordination committee of electricity employees and engineers. A resolution was passed in the rally against any unilateral attempt by the Union […]

Indosolar commences operations at 1.30 GW solar module facility – EQ

AIPEF Gives Call to Protest Against Electricity Amendment Bill on Nov 23 – EQ Mag Pro

New Delhi : The All India Power Engineers Federation on Sunday gave a call to hold demonstrations in the national capital on November 23, to protest against the Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022. AIPEF has also threatened that the electricity sector workers will go on strike if the government makes any unilateral effort to pass the […]

Indosolar commences operations at 1.30 GW solar module facility – EQ

Power Ministry Likely to Push Electricity Amendment Bill for Passage – EQ Mag Pro

NEW DELHI : The power ministry is likely to be able to bring the Electricity Amendment Bill 2022 for consideration and passage in the Winter Session of the Parliament towards the year-end, suggested Power Minister R K Singh. The Electricity Amendment Bill 2022 which seeks to create competition in the power distribution sector by providing […]

Indosolar commences operations at 1.30 GW solar module facility – EQ

Parliamentary panel on energy may meet this month to discuss Electricity Amendment Bill – EQ Mag Pro

New Delhi : The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy is likely to convene its first meeting to discuss the Electricity Amendment Bill 2022 this month. The proposed legislation was referred to the panel soon after it was introduced in the Lok Sabha on August 8. The Parliamentary panel on energy is headed by JD(U) MP […]

Indosolar commences operations at 1.30 GW solar module facility – EQ

Power sector employees, engineers protest against Electricity Amendment Bill: AIPEF – EQ Mag Pro

After introducing the Bill, amid protests by the Opposition members in the Lok Sabha, R K Singh urged Speaker Om Birla to refer it to a parliamentary standing committee for wider consultations. Lakhs of power sector employees and engineers across the country stopped work and held demonstrations in protest against the Electricity Amendment Bill 2022, […]

Indosolar commences operations at 1.30 GW solar module facility – EQ

Electricity amendment Bill attack on constitutional rights of States, says Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann – EQ Mag Pro

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann accused the Union government of “weakening” the foundations of the federal structure through “such nefarious designs”. Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on August 8 said the Centre introducing the Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022 in Parliament was an attack on the Constitutional rights of the States. He accused the Union government of […]

Indosolar commences operations at 1.30 GW solar module facility – EQ

Electricity amendment bill will increase people’s suffering, benefit few companies: Delhi CM – EQ Mag Pro

New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday termed the proposed amendments to the Electricity Act as “dangerous” and urged the Centre to not go ahead with it in haste, claiming that it will only benefit a few power distribution companies. Taking to Twitter, he said the Electricity Amendment Bill 2022 increase suffering […]

Indosolar commences operations at 1.30 GW solar module facility – EQ

India’s Adani group figures in Sri Lanka’s parliamentary debate on electricity amendment bill – EQ Mag Pro

The Opposition charged that an unsolicited government-to-government agreement to build a 500 MW wind power plant in the northern coast with the involvement of the Adani Group was key to the amendments to the 1989 Act. A renewable energy deal with India’s Adani group figured in Sri Lanka’s parliamentary debate on the Electricity Amendment bill, […]

REC Secures $200 Million Green Loan from Deutsche Bank – EQ