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DY Chandrachud to head panel for appointment of electricity tribunal

The position of the chairperson of APTEL has been vacant since August 2021

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Justice D Y Chandrachud (File photo: PTI)

Shreya Jai New Delhi
The union ministry of power has formed a six-member committee under Supreme Court judge D Y Chandrachud to suggest candidates for the post of chairperson, Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), the apex quasi-judicial body of the electricity sector. 

In a gazette notification, the ministry said, "accordance with Section 3(3) of Tribunal Reforms Act, 2021, a Search-cum-election Committee is hereby constituted as follows for making recommendations to the Central Government for the appointment to the post of Chairperson of the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity." The other members of the Committee are secretaries of ministry of power, ministry of new and renewable

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First Published: Oct 17 2022 | 10:42 PM IST

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