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Electricity Bill will pave the path for privatisation: AIPEF chairman Dubey

"The AIPEF is opposing the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022, in the larger interest of the consumer and the power sector itself," said Dubey

AIPEF Chairman, Shailendra Dubey
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The Bill will pave the path for ‘total privatisation’ of power distribution, says AIPEF Chairman Shailendra Dubey

Virendra Singh Rawat
The All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF), an umbrella body representing nearly 1.5 million public sector power employees, has threatened a massive stir on November 23 in New Delhi, against the proposed amendment to the Electricity Act. In an interview, AIPEF Chairman Shailendra Dubey tells Virendra Singh Rawat the broad contours of the union’s stand. Edited excerpts:

Why is the AIPEF on the warpath over the proposed amendments to the Electricity Act?

The AIPEF is opposing the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022, in the larger interest of the consumer and the power sector itself.

The Bill would enable the central government

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First Published: Sep 25 2022 | 9:40 PM IST

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