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Industry cheers, states clamour over Electricity Bill amendments

While this has irked electricity regulators in a few states, the industry is cheering the paradigm shift since it will push reforms and private investment in the power distribution sector

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electricity bill | Parliament | Electricity Act

Shreya Jai  |  New Delhi 



On April 16, as evening peak time approached, the cost of electricity at the exchange climbed up to Rs 10.31 per unit by 4 pm
In the power sector supply chain, generation and transmission are under the Centre, while distribution is a state subject.

The amendments to the Electricity Act, 2003, introduced in recently, have given overarching power to the Centre and central government agencies in areas that were either a state subject or followed a federal model.

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First Published: Thu, August 11 2022. 21:09 IST

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