Explained: Electricity amendment bill 2021 —why are states such as WB opposing it?

Source: Indian Express Relevance: Resolving issues with the discom-sector. Synopsis: The Central government is facing opposition to the Electricity Amendment Bill 2021 even before it is introduced in Parliament. Examining key concerns being raised. Context West Bengal Chief Minister has written to the Prime Minister requesting that the Bill not be brought before Parliament claiming… Continue reading Explained: Electricity amendment bill 2021 —why are states such as WB opposing it?

Power users may soon get to choose supplier

Source: Live Mint Relevance: Electricity amendment bill 2021 will improve energy efficiency and consumer protection. Synopsis: Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2021 is a landmark bill to reform power distribution. The Landmark Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2021 is expected to be introduced in the monsoon session of the parliament. Provisions of the Landmark Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2021 Aims… Continue reading Power users may soon get to choose supplier