Inviting suggestions on the draft National Electricity Policy (NEP) 2021

Last Date May 15,2021 23:45 PM IST (GMT +5.30 Hrs)
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Under Section 3 (3) of the Electricity Act, 2003, the Central Government may, from time to time, in consultation with the State Governments and the Central Electricity Authority, ...

Under Section 3 (3) of the Electricity Act, 2003, the Central Government may, from time to time, in consultation with the State Governments and the Central Electricity Authority, review or revise, the National Electricity Policy. In compliance of section 3 of the Electricity Act 2003, the Government of India had notified the National Electricity Policy on 12th February 2005.

2. According to Section 66 of the Electricity Act “the Appropriate Commission shall endeavor to promote the development of a market (including trading) in power in such manner as may be specified and shall be guided by the National Electricity Policy”.

3. The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) and State Electricity Regulatory Commissions (SERCs), in the discharge of their functions, shall be guided by the National Electricity Policy under Section 79 and Section 86 of the Electricity Act, respectively.

4. In this regard, it is informed that the Ministry of Power vide Order dated 12.04.2021 has constituted an Expert Committee under the chairmanship of Shri Gireesh Pradhan, Ex-Chairperson, CERC to prepare and recommend National Electricity Policy (NEP), 2021 (copy enclosed). The Expert Committee is required to submit its suggested draft NEP 2021 within two months.

5. The National Electricity Policy, 2021 needs to play an important role in deciding the future of the power sector with renewed reform measures for the economic growth of the country. The main focus is expected to be on decarbonization, power market development, distributed generation in view of rooftop solar and other reliable new technology, etc. The policy may be consumer centric i.e., giving choice to consumers, better services, reliable and quality power, etc. Security of supply, cybersecurity, resilience in the power sector in view of the disasters management, securing supply to all consumers but in particular, all the essential loads in the event of any crisis, etc. are others areas of importance.

6. The suggestions of the various stakeholders including State Governments, Financial Institutions, Industries, consumers, etc. are very important for the future of the power sector. It is requested to submit your brief suggestions along with the suggested specific formulations, which you feel that need to be incorporated in the NEP 2021, in around 1000 words on the MyGov portal.

Click Here to read the draft National Electricity Policy (NEP) 2021.

The last date for submission is 15th May 2021.

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Kal Gandikota 1 महीना 2 दिन पहले

Please kindly review the attached pdf document for suggestions regarding the National Electricity Policy 2021. The draft of National Electricity Policy (NEP) 2021 provided in the description above has 53 pages in English and I could not go through all pages within the deadline of May 15 2021. Therefore, I don’t know if I’m listing any redundant suggestions already present in the draft.

praween kumar pandey 1 महीना 3 दिन पहले

Electricity field me kaphi sudhar ki need hai mainly rural areas me abhi bhi rural areas me electricity connection ki kaphi issue hai people huge quantity me illegal tarike se electricity Ka use Kar Rahe hai Jo system urban area me use ho Raha hai use village me bhi apply Karna hi hoga jisse Jo state government ko loss ho Raha hai use roka Jaye .

VAS KSS 1 महीना 3 दिन पहले

Respected authorities,
Inputs provided in attached part-1 PDF on first 10 items of the draft policy NEP-2021.
On remaining items of the draft policy, inputs provided at Part-2.
(Part-2 already uploaded separately due to electrical power problem at our area).

NAVIN CHANDRA PATHAK 1 महीना 3 दिन पहले

ग्रामीण क्षेत्रों में नियमित विद्युत की आपूर्ति होने से कुटिर उद्योगों, खादी एवं ग्राम उद्योगों, स्वास्थ्य एवं सामाजिक सेवाओं के साथ साथ कृषि कार्यों एवं अन्य आर्थिक गतिविधियों को पूरा करने में सहायता मिलेगी और ग्रामीण क्षेत्रों का सर्वांगिण विकास संभव हो पायेगा |

NAVIN CHANDRA PATHAK 1 महीना 3 दिन पहले

राष्ट्रीय विद्युत नीति'2021 में इस बात का निश्चित प्रावधान किया जाना चाहिए कि ग्रामीण क्षेत्रों में सभी जगह विद्युत आपुर्ति की व्यवस्था अगले पाँच वर्षों में पूरा हो जाये और विशेष कर दलित वस्तियों और जनजातीय क्षेत्रों और कमजोर वर्ग के लोगों के घरों में विद्युतीकरण की प्राथमिकता सुनिश्चित किया जाना चाहिए |

Sunny lalwani 1 महीना 3 दिन पहले

Zindagi Mei pehli baar ..modi uncle apse NaraaZ hu.. shaama Kare .. lekin aap galat ho .. itne log or rajneta sab aapke baare Mei itni baatein kar rahe hai.. blame laga rahe hai. fir bhi aap chup Kyu hai . ???? agar aap sahi hai to unhe khulaa chalange karke face to face media ke saamne bithake .. sabko clear karo .. Jo such hai. wo .Bharat bhi jaanna chahta hai.. koun sahi hai or koun galat.. pls modi ji.. har insaan ne Bharat mei kisi ne kissi apno ko khoya hai... apse nivadan hai. sab such b

LEENA WALAWALKAR 1 महीना 3 दिन पहले

National Electricity Policy 2021 is really nice and cope to high level satisfaction and confidence that India will be top in Power Sector in near future. We are progressing in almost all fields at tremendous speed. We would be the leaders and world would follow us with respect and love.