MoP notifies Distribution of Electricity Licence (Additional Requirements of Capital Adequacy, Creditworthiness and Code of Conduct) (Amendment) Rules, 2022

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has notified the Distribution of Electricity Licence (Additional Requirements of Capital Adequacy, Creditworthiness and Code of Conduct) (Amendment) Rules, 2022.

In the amended rules, MoP has substituted explanation to sub-rule (2) of the Distribution of Electricity Licence (Additional Requirements of Capital Adequacy, Creditworthiness and Code of Conduct) Rules, 2005. As per the amendment, for grant of a license for distribution of electricity within the same area in terms of sixth proviso to section 14 of the Act, the area falling within either a municipal corporation as defined in article 243Q of the constitution or three adjoining revenue districts, or a smaller area as may be notified by the appropriate government shall be the minimum area of supply.

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