It may be stated that Electricity is one of the most critical components of infrastructure which is essential for sustained growth of the economy of the country. In this regard Ministry of Power had prepared a draft proposal for Amendments in Electricity Act 2003 in the form of draft Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2020 with the following broad objectives –
• Ensure consumer centricity
• Promote Ease of Doing Business
• Enhance sustainability of the power sector
• Promote green power
The other major amendments proposed in the Electricity Act are as follows.