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15 lakh power sector workers to protest against tabling of Electricity Amendment Bill – EQ Mag Pro

All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) on Monday said that 15 lakh power sector engineers and employees will resort to day-long nationwide protest when Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2021 will be placed in Parliament during the ongoing session. New Delhi : All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) on Monday said that 15 lakh power sector engineers […]

Ocean resources key to India’s future economy, says Jitendra Singh – EQ Mag Pro

Power sector staff, engineers to protest against electricity amendment bill on Nov 29 – EQ Mag Pro

“On the call of the National Coordination Committee of Electricity Employees & Engineers (NCCOEEE), power sector employees & engineers will hold protest demonstrations on 29th November at all State capitals against Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2021,” an AIPEF statement said. Power sector employees as well as engineers will hold demonstrations on November 29 at all state […]

Discoms’ outstanding dues to gencos jump 1.3% to Rs 1,13,227 cr in Dec – EQ Mag Pro

AAP to Oppose Electricity (Amendment) Bill in Parliament: Sanjay Singh

He said the AAP will register its opposition to the bill in the House. Ahead of the Monsoon session of Parliament, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh on Sunday said his party will oppose the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, which he claimed has been brought to benefit a few private companies. AAP’s Rajya Sabha MP […]

Ocean resources key to India’s future economy, says Jitendra Singh – EQ Mag Pro

Electricity (Amendment) Bill Likely to be Introduced in Monsoon Session: Power Minister R K Singh

Participating in the virtual BloombergNEF (BNEF) Summit, Power and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh said the bill seeks to delicense distribution of electricity. The Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2021, which enables power consumer to choose from multiple service providers as in the case of telecom services, is likely to be introduced and pushed for passage […]

Ocean resources key to India’s future economy, says Jitendra Singh – EQ Mag Pro

AIPEF Writes to PM, Seeks ‘Detailed Deliberations’ of Stakeholders on Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The federation in a letter to the prime minister has stressed that the proposed bill should not be rushed to Parliament during the pandemic period and there should be detailed discussions with power sector engineers and employees, an AIPEF statement said. The All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has written to the prime Minister seeking […]

Ocean resources key to India’s future economy, says Jitendra Singh – EQ Mag Pro

Punjab CM moves resolution rejecting Central farm laws, Electricity Amendment Bill in Assembly

“The draft resolution states that farm laws are against the constitution (Entry 14 List-II), which mentions agriculture as a state subject and these legislations are a direct attack to encroach upon functions and powers of states, as enshrined in the constitution,” he added Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Captain (retired) Amarinder Singh moved a resolution on […]

Ocean resources key to India’s future economy, says Jitendra Singh – EQ Mag Pro

Salient features of the Electricity Amendment bill 2020

Introduction The Ministry of Power (MoP), has proposed another electricity amendment bill on April 17, 2020. They had also enacted the Electricity Act of 2003 which deals with all the laws relating to electricity, and ever since that act they have also drafted two amendment bills in the years of 2014 and 2018 respectively but […]

Ocean resources key to India’s future economy, says Jitendra Singh – EQ Mag Pro

Bihar against electricity amendment bill: Bijendra Prasad Yadav

PATNA: Bihar is against The Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020, state energy minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav said in the online conference of power ministers from across the country on Friday. The meeting was chaired by Union minister of state for power (independent charge) R K Singh. Yadav said since power is in the concurrent list of […]

Ocean resources key to India’s future economy, says Jitendra Singh – EQ Mag Pro

India prepares for a change in Electricity sector through Proposed Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2020

Shri R. K Singh, the Minister of State (i/c) for Power & MNRE , today, held a Press Meet through Video Conferencing and underlined the importance of proposed reforms in the power sector, dispelling doubts and misinformation. He stated that the reforms are steps in the direction of making the sector consumer centric as we […]

Discoms’ outstanding dues to gencos jump 1.3% to Rs 1,13,227 cr in Dec – EQ Mag Pro

Delayed Electricity Amendment Bill expected in monsoon session

New Delhi: After a prolonged delay, the power ministry now proposes to introduce the amendments to the Electricity Act 2003 in the coming session of Parliament. Power and renewable energy minister R.K. Singh said that new draft of the Electricity (Amendment) Bill was ready as comments on draft have all come by June 15 and […]

Ocean resources key to India’s future economy, says Jitendra Singh – EQ Mag Pro