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Unitary work assignment in the Ministry of Energy


  1. Especially the development of Ultra Mega Power Projects (UMPP) and related issues.
  2. Correspondence with governments/state departments regarding the facilitation of UMPPs
  3. UMPP Power Allocation
  4. Recommendation to the Ministry of Coal on the allocation of the Coal Block to SPV PFC.
  5. Raw UMPP Shutdown


  1. Facilitate the installation of the Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure and related issues
  2. "Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure - Guidelines and Standards"
  3. Cases related to faster adoption and production of EVs in India Phase II (FAME India Phase II): Issues related to EV charging infrastructure.
  4. Correspondence with governments/ministries regarding the facilitation of the installation of charging infrastructure for electric vehicles.


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  1. Issues of Independent Power Producers (IEP) in the heating sector.
  2. Mega Power Policy/Provisional Mega Power Projects, individual IPP cases.
  3. Carbon credit policy for the electricity sector, recommendation of carbon credits with the electricity sector for individual cases of central/state PSUs.
  4. Trapped coal mining blocks for the energy sector.
  5. Fuel supply agreements
  6. Issues relating to the Annual Contract Quantity (ACQ) of coal
  7. Supervise coal deliveries to the CHP plant and coordinate for this purpose with the Ministry of Coal and Railways; and cooperation with them to increase the supply of coal to the cogeneration plant;
  8. Coal calorific value/quality assurance agreements, including third party sampling and testing.
  9. Approval of MoP CPSE Thermal Designs, other than NTPC.
  10. Assets encumbered in the energy sector
  11. Cabinet Memorandum/CoS Memorandum, etc. received from Ministry of Trade and Industry, Department of Heavy Industry, Ministry of Steel
  12. Implementation of a public contract DPIIT and MOP cases of the Investment Liquidation Unit, ADO and BIZ
  13. Register of bidders from countries sharing a land border with India
  14. Work related to the Phase Manufacturing program
  15. Approved list of models and manufacturers of equipment for the energy sector
  16. The research facility development assistance program may be implemented in consultation with the T&R Department.

RCM Division

(Monitoring and Compliance Policy)
Compliance Monitoring

  • Monitoring and monitoring of compliance / implementation of the law, Regulations, Tariff Policy and legislation.
  • Follow up on the submission of rate requests and their withdrawal by the corresponding Commission.
  • Carry out periodic exercises in the study of the tariff orders of the State Commissions and the Central Commission. Investigate if the Fee reflects all reasonable Costs, if Regulatory Assets are not created in violation of law and policy, etc.
  • Periodically study the different regulations regarding the following issues:

(a) Generation, including renewable energy sources

(b) Transmission: Interstate and Intrastate

(c) Trade and energy market

(d) Network Operation

(e) Distribution

  • Monitoring of key parameters of distribution activities, such as the ACS-ARR gap, AT&C allowable losses in the retail rate, cross-subsidies for various categories of recipients, granting of open access,
  • Performance Standards and Consumer Rights to be monitored periodically.Follow-up of news of petitions/requests/cases/resources, etc. in SERC, CERC, APTEL.
  • Follow-up of dispute resolution.
  • Analysis of any other aspect required in regulatory matters

Political issues

  • Market Reforms [Real Estate, MBED, REC, HPO and HEC, etc.]
  • Deepening of the energy market
  • national merit operation
  • Effective regulation of electricity derivatives
  • Opening and maintenance of a relevant letter of credit (LC) as a Payment Security Mechanism under Power Purchase Agreements by Distribution Licensees
  • Flexibility schemes to combine renewable energies
  • Consumer Rights Rules
  • late payment rules
  • Open Access: Issues of Dispute
  • Model Tariff Regulations by ForR
  • Resource adequacy plan/guidelines
  • State Power Purchase Guidelines
  • power bank
  • Battery energy storage systems

R&R -I

  • Electricity Law of 2003: development, modification and implementation
  • Shape the rules according to the law.
  • National Electric Policy
  • tariff policy
  • Standard Bidding Documents for DISOCM-Framing Energy Harvesting and Amendments
  • long-term documents
  • Medium-term documents
  • short term documents
  • UMP documents
  • Guidelines for Solar and Wind Projects
  • PSTN Guidelines
  • Study of State Legislation / Draft Laws to Reform the Electricity Law of 2003 with respect to their states
  • Rules according to EA 2003
  • Changes to the rules for self-consumption plants in the 2005 Electric Regulation
  • Carbon allocation methodology according to B(v) and B(viiia) of the Shakti Policy
  • Formulation and monitoring of pilot plans I and II for revitalization of thermal projects under stress conditions
  • Reforms in the energy sector: initiatives undertaken by the ILO
  • changing the law


(Administrative division for CERC, APTEL, JERC, etc.)
Administrative and Budget Grants/CERC

  • Appointment of CERC President/Members
  • FOR/CERC Grant Waiver
  • Regulations regarding the remuneration, allowances and other conditions of service of the president/members of the CERC
  • Regulations for CERC officials/staff
  • CERC Fund and Accounting Principles
  • Office space for CERC
  • Foreign delegation of president/members and other senior officials

APTEL administration

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  • Appointment of APTEL President/Members
  • Regulations on remuneration, per diems and other working conditions of the President/Members of APTEL
  • Rules on remuneration, allowances and other working conditions of APTEL officers and employees
  • Approval of the budget and expenses of APTEL

JERC Administration for Goa and Union Territories/JERC for Mizoram and Manipur

  • Appointment of JERC chair/members
  • Rules relating to remuneration, per diems and other working conditions of the president/members
  • Rules for officers/staff
  • budget problems

Administration of the newly created JERC for UT J&K and UT Ladakh

  • Appointment of JERC chair/members
  • Rules relating to the remuneration, allowances and other working conditions of the president, members
  • Rules for officers/staff

Other important matters

  • court cases
  • parliament affairs
  • public complaints
  • PMO & VIP Testimonials
  • Regular Returns - Admn, Coord and P&P etc.

distribution schemes

  1. Administration of the NEF scheme, including policy, budgetary matters, claims and waiver processing, extensions, etc.
  2. Administration of the IPDS program, including policies, budget matters, claims and processing of waivers, extensions, etc.
  3. Administration of the DDUGJY program, including policy, budget issues, claims and processing of waivers, extensions, etc.
  4. Administration of the Saubhagya scheme, including policy, budget issues, claims and processing of waivers, extensions, etc.
  5. Smart metering including CBIF
  6. Administration of the NSGM scheme, including policy, budgetary matters, claims and processing of waivers, extensions, etc.
  7. J&K PMDP matters

Reforms of public services and special intervention

  1. Regime linked to reforms and any other new regime - wording, notes from the Council of Ministers, etc.
  2. Media financial affairs, including integrated ratings and all other distribution financial reporting, technical and operational data
  3. Privatization of public service companies - APP, DF
  4. Matters related to bilateral cooperation, etc.
  5. Energy Vision
  6. HOP
  7. National DISCOM
  8. Matters of Atma Nirbhar: liquidity injection scheme
  9. Indices such as EODB, MPI and others
  10. Reports from other ministries - comments, etc.
  11. Interdepartmental issues in connection with matters related to distribution, with the exception of distribution schemes
  12. Any other work, including special interventions


  1. Implementation by TPP of new water and MF&CC emissions standards (time extension, IOS status, etc.)
  2. References to Minamata Mercury Emissions/Finance and CC Convention
  3. Disposal/disposal of fly ash by TPP in accordance with MF&CC Notifications
  4. Removal of old and inefficient units / Repairs and Modernizations.
  5. Assignment of issues related to the capacity/TPP of NLC plants.
  6. PMO High Level Task Force Meeting on Delhi NCR/MoEF&CC National Air Pollution Clean Air Program (NCAP)
  7. Applications related to FGD with DPIIT for FDI and registration of bidders.
  8. Works related to energy transformation
  9. Work related to climate change
  10. Work related to the Power Foundation

CE and ET-II

  1. EFC/SFC boxes
  2. Issues Related to the Formulation/Changes to the Terms/Regulations under the EC Act 2001
  3. Appointment of DG and Secretary, BEE
  4. Voluntary role of devices
  5. NECA Awards
  6. BEE/EESL administrative matters
  7. EC political issues
  8. Bilateral/multilateral cooperation case.


  1. Bhakra Beas Board Administrative Affairs (BBMB)
  2. Meetings/Rules/Determination of remuneration and other matters related to the services of the President and Full-time Members of the BBMB.
  3. Demandas de BBMB.
  4. Changes in the BBMB Regulations
  5. All parliamentary business: questions, assurances and visits from parliamentary committees regarding the BBMB.
  6. All other matters related to BBMB projects.
  7. BBMB audit level.
  8. RTI complaints, BBMB.
  9. Hydropower issues Cooperation with neighboring countries ie Bhutan, Nepal etc.
  10. Matters related to hydroelectric projects in operation and under construction in Bhutan and Nepal.
  11. Appointment of managing directors and (technical) director for projects under construction/intergovernmental in Bhutan.
  12. Processing of cost estimates to obtain investment approval from GDP/CCEA for Joint Venture (JV) projects and subsidiary projects in Bhutan and Nepal.
  13. Monitoring the progress of projects in Bhutan and Nepal.
  14. Parliamentary questions on water projects in Nepal and Bhutan.


  1. Administrative Affairs of SJVN Ltd.
  2. Appointments/Conditions/Determinations of remuneration and other matters related to the services of the Board of Directors.
  3. Appointment of independent directors.
  4. Litigation related to SJVN Ltd. and its JV/subsidiaries.
  5. All Parliamentary Business: Questions, Assurances and Visits by Parliamentary Committees in respect of SJVN Ltd. and its JVs/subsidiaries.
  6. All audit paragraphs related to SJVN Ltd. and its joint ventures/subsidiaries.
  7. RTI, complaints about SJVN Ltd. and its joint ventures/subsidiaries.
  8. Quarterly Performance Review (QPR) and any other references related to SJVN and its joint ventures/subsidiaries.
  9. Everything related to existing, ongoing and new projects (Hydraulic / Solar / Wind) of SJVN and its subsidiaries / Joint Ventures.
  10. Release of budget support for SJVN Ltd.
  11. Processing of project cost estimates by SJVN and its subsidiaries/joint ventures for investment approval by PIB/CCEA.
  12. Monitoring the progress of the project and the government. level interventions to eliminate bottlenecks.
  13. Signature of the SJVN Memorandum of Understanding and its joint ventures. Signature of the Memorandum of Understanding/Annual Report of SJVN and its joint ventures to Parliament.
  14. Security/Defense Approval of SJVN Ltd. and its JV projects.
  15. Appointment of ownership officer for SJVN Ltd. projects and its joint ventures.
  16. Several cases of state sector hydroelectric projects excluding UT J&K and Northeast.

NHPC desk

  1. Administrative Matters of NHPC Sp.
  2. Appointments/Conditions/Determinations of remuneration and other matters related to the services of the Board of Directors.
  3. Appointment of independent directors
  4. Litigation involving NHPC and its joint ventures/subsidiaries.
  5. All Parliamentary Business: Questions, Assurances and Visits by Parliamentary Committees in relation to NHPC and its JVs/subsidiaries.
  6. All audit paragraphs related to NHPC and its JV/subsidiaries.
  7. RTI, complaints about NHPC and its joint ventures/subsidiaries.
  8. Resolve industrial disputes/arbitration cases involving NHPC Ltd. and its JVs/subsidiaries in consultation with NITI Aaayog & DoLA,
  9. Quarterly Performance Review (QPR) and any other references related to NHPC and its JVs/subsidiaries.
  10. All matters related to existing, ongoing and new projects (hydro and solar) of NHPC and its subsidiaries/Joint Ventures, viz. NHDC, CVPPPL, BSUL, LDHCL, Lanco Teesta Hydro Power Ltd., Ratle HE Power Corporation Ltd., Jal power Corporation Ltd.
  11. Launch of budget support for NHPC and CVPPPL.
  12. Processing of project cost estimates by NHPC and its subsidiaries/joint ventures until investment approval by PIB/CCEA.
  13. Monitoring the progress of the project and the government. level interventions to eliminate bottlenecks.
  14. Monitoring Group Cases, Update on the status of Key Projects and Projects whose cornerstone was laid by the Honorable Prime Minister on the PMO portal.
  15. Matters related to the creation of New JVs/Subsidiaries by NHPC Ltd.
  16. All matters related to the state of Jammu and Kashmir; coordination
  17. PMDP, 2015 Projects. Coordination/supply of information to the Ministry of the Interior.
  18. Signing of the NHPC Memorandum of Understanding and its joint ventures. Presentation of a Memorandum of Understanding/Annual Report of NHPC and its joint ventures to Parliament.
  19. Security/Defense Projects License NHPC Ltd. and its JV.
  20. Appointment of a Property/Tenant Officer for NHPC Ltd. and its joint venture projects.


  1. Everything related to THDC, NEEPCO and the Northeast.
  2. All NEEPCO and THDCIL administrative matters, including board level director appointments, matters related to their services, court cases, parliamentary matters, audit paragraphs and various NEEPCO and THDCIL references.
  3. Issues related to existing, ongoing and new NEEPCO & THDCIL projects.
  4. Project supervision and government intervention to eliminate bottlenecks in the NEEPCO and THDCIL projects.
  5. Financial matters for NEEPCO and THDCIL, including providing budget support, processing cost estimates, and reviewing project cost estimates for PIB/CCEA investment approval.
  6. Renovation and upgrade of Hydel projects under NEEPCO & THDCIL.
  7. Several cases of Hydroelectric projects in the Northeastern states.


  1. President's address to Parliament/Prime Ministers on the occasion of Independence Day/Business Editors' Conference.
  2. National days/ ceremonies/ awards/ medals.
  3. State profile (except J&K and NE states).
  4. Advertising/ Advertising/ Movies/ Interview/ Article/ GDP issues/ Campaigns in the media.
  5. Multiple references received from various ministries/departments.
  6. Congresses/Seminars/Exhibitions/Fairs of a general nature.
  7. Various VIP testimonials/references from prominent personalities.
  8. Various references from the PMO Secretariat/Cabinet.
  9. Several different returns to various ministries/departments/secretariat of the Council of Ministers/PMO/Planning Commission/UPSC.
  10. Area council business.
  11. Matters concerning the Interstate Council.
  12. Business rule transaction and business rule assignment.
  13. Quarterly report on the progress of energy projects in J&K.
  14. Annual report of the Ministry of Energy.
  15. Conference of the Prime Minister / Minister of Energy.
  16. Various matters of COS and its meetings.
  17. Various social welfare issues received from M/o Social Justice & Empowerment.
  18. Annual reference document - India.
  19. Administrative annual book.
  20. Coordination meetings with the heads of all organizations/PSU every two months.
  21. Monthly summary of the Council of Ministers.
  22. Work related to the national minimum common program/focus area/priority elements.
  23. Work related to the liaison of court cases.
  24. Quarterly meetings of SD Officials and above in the Ministry.
  25. Several orders from time to time.


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  1. Matters related to PowerGrid Corporation of India Limited and Central Transmission Utility.
  2. Everything related to National PowerGrid.
  3. Matters related to the central transmission project.
  4. Everything related to the transmission projects implemented by PGCIL for the exchange of energy with neighboring countries.


  1. Everything related to state/UT transmission line projects.
  2. Issues related to the purchase of software/training programs for the Power System Wing of the Central Electricity Administrative Board.
  3. REB/RLD.
  4. Collection of license fees by the P&T Department, PLCC/PTCC cases.
  5. Transmission projects and energy exchange with neighboring countries.
  6. Implementation of Subtransmission and Distribution Improvement Plans in NER and Sikkim - financing from an unmatured central fund.
  7. Implementation of a special economic package for Bihar after the fork.
  8. Construction/commissioning of the Srinagar Leh Kargil line through the power grid under a special budget plan.


  1. All administrative and financial matters related to the Central Institute of Energy Research and the National Institute of Energy Training.
  2. All policy issues related to training and research in the energy sector.
  3. Matters related to the Energy Systems Training Institute, Hot Line Training Center.
  4. DRH Program of the Central Electricity Office.
  5. All topics related to the Power Research Program (RSoP) through the Central Energy Research Institute (CPRI) after March 1998.
  6. Nominating officers for all foreign and domestic training programs, with the exception of (I) foreign training related to projects implemented by certain wings; (II) ISTM training, which is discussed in Section Adm.II; and training programs abroad related to bilateral agreements, which are handled by the Department of International Cooperation.


  1. Completion of the Annual Plan of the Ministry of Energy.
  2. Completion of the five-year plan of the Ministry of Energy.
  3. Questions/assurances from Parliament on the P&P section.
  4. Energy Addition Program.
  5. References received from the Budget, Finance and Coordination Section.
  6. Review of the status of energy projects / Follow-up and timely execution of Energy projects in the Central Sector.
  7. Midterm evaluation of the five-year plan.
  8. World Energy Council (WEC) Affairs - WEC-IMC Meetings and Programs
  9. fuel policy
  10. Matters related to the International Energy Agency (IEA).
  11. Review of schemes within the zero-based budgeting methodology.
  12. Material for Quarterly Performance Review (QPR) meetings in the Planning Committee on physical and financial progress or large ongoing projects costing Rs. 100 crores and more.
  13. Review meetings at the Cabinet Secretariat for projects under construction costing Rs. Rs 20 crores and more: data provision.
  14. Energy Coordinating Committee chaired by the Secretary (Authority) to deliberate on various issues such as generation programs, evacuation schemes and management of network issues - organization of meetings and follow-up.
  15. Sustainable Energy Development.
  16. Other miscellaneous jobs assigned from time to time.
  17. VIP testimonials for the P&P Section.
  18. Flash report/Exception report received from the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation.


  1. Matters related to international cooperation with various countries and multilateral agencies in the energy sector in the field of water, heat, transmission, energy conservation (except matters related to renewable energy, which are the responsibility of the Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources ).
  2. Linking of foreign aid/multilateral funds for various energy projects in the country of which the Ministry of Energy is the Nodal Ministry.
  3. Building a shelf of projects that deserve external assistance or multilateral financing. Processing of proposals for new projects of energy companies / state public services, prior recommendation of the corresponding authorities, in order to request the Ministry of Finance the request for external financial assistance.
  4. Organization of meetings, trips, issuance of agenda documents, minutes, etc. of various "Working Groups" of the energy sector with various countries in the energy sector, of which the Ministry of Energy is the nodal ministry.
  5. Review of various reports/supporting documents sent by the ADB/World Bank in relation to the energy sector.
  6. Prepare various presentations and other materials to send to other ministries/embassies in connection with inter-ministerial meetings, joint working group meetings, and joint commission meetings.
  7. Delegation/Delegation abroad (except corporate matters/tenders, which are dealt with by different Directorates/Sections). Obtain the consent of the Prime Ministers and the Secretaries Selection Committee, where appropriate, for the delegation abroad of ministers and senior officials of the additional secretary.
  8. Participation in international organizations such as SAARC, SASEC, WIMSTEC and USAID, Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF), an Indo-American bilateral consultative group.
  9. Updated national reports and notes for foreign dignitaries meeting with the secretary/minister.


  1. Brief notes on important issues that can be discussed in different sessions of Parliament
  2. Coordination problems with P&P/Parliament/CI Division, Administration/Budget/IFD and Coordination, etc.
  3. Audit Paragraphs (CAG)/Audit Observations
  4. ACC Vacancy Tracking System (AVMS) for REC
  5. Creation/appointment/renewal of CMDs and directors/independent directors in REC
  6. Trial Briefing and Confirmation of CPSE Board Members
  7. Everything related to the Regulations, regulations, REC guidelines
  8. Quarterly review of REC results
  9. Parameters of the REC Ltd Memorandum of Understanding finalized and executed
  10. Foreign delegation/training of officials of the REC Board of Trustees
  11. Preparation of annual reports and REC account statements
  12. Removal of references received from Ministry of Finance/NITI Aayog
  13. RTI cases and complaints
  14. Upload information to the e-samiksha portal/Online Assurance Monitoring System (OAMS)


  1. Brief notes on important issues that can be discussed in different sessions of Parliament
  2. Coordination problems with P&P/Parliament/CI Division, Administration/Budget/IFD and Coordination, etc.
  3. Audit Paragraphs (CAG)/Audit Observations
  4. ACC Vacancy Monitoring System (AVMS) in the PFC field
  5. Creation/appointment/expansion of CMDs and directors/independent directors in PFC
  6. Trial Briefing and Confirmation of CPSE Board Members
  7. Everything related to the Regulations, regulations, PFC guidelines
  8. Quarterly review of PFC results
  9. Parameters of the PFC Ltd Memorandum of Understanding finalized and implemented
  10. Foreign delegation/training of PFC Board of Directors officials
  11. Preparation of annual reports and statements of PFC accounts
  12. PFC reference removal received from Ministry of Finance/NITI Aayog
  13. RTI cases and complaints
  14. Upload information to the e-samiksha portal/Online Assurance Monitoring System (OAMS)


  • Official language and its implementation policy.


  1. Supervision of the operation of regional electrical networks
  2. Panorama of power in the country.
  3. Drafting/Guidelines for the Assignment of Energy of the Power Plants of the Central Sector to the States/UTs.
  4. Disaster/crisis management plan for natural disasters such as earthquakes, cyclones, floods, etc.
  5. Annual electricity production goals for the country's power plants.
  6. Well deserved productivity awards and incentives for TPS.
  7. Delhi supply including VVIP and strategic areas.
  8. Matters related to the meeting of the Interministerial Team of Growth Centers, Crisis and Disaster Management.
  9. Periodic allocation of energy from unassigned quotas (15%) to power plants in the central sector to states/UTs.
  10. Emergency plan for the maintenance of electricity supply during a strike by SEB employees, mines, etc.
  11. Power exchange with neighboring countries like Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan, etc.
  12. Administrative work related to POSOCO and appointment of the Board of Directors in POSOCO.


  1. Matters related to the selection and appointment of CMDs, full-time directors and part-time directors and Govt. Nominated directors on the board of NTPC Limited.
  2. Monitor ACC vacancies and fill positions.
  3. Issues related to gas supplies, gas pricing, gas transportation, Gas Connection Commission.
  4. Introduction of 800 MW supercritical technology.
  5. High Authority Oversight Committee for Commonwealth Games Projects.
  6. BTPS problems.
  7. RTI cases involving merchants.
  8. Matters related to COPU, Permanent Energy Commission, Parliamentary Advisory Commission.
  9. Study and facilitate the signing of the MoU between the ILO and the NTPC.
  10. Quarterly performance review of NTPC.
  11. NTPC control cases. Court cases.
  12. PMO/VIP testimonials on the above topics.
  13. Parliament's questions/assurances on the above issues.
  14. Any other business as assigned from time to time.


  1. Processing of proposals for the launch of new energy projects by NTPC Ltd.
  2. Mega status certificates.
  3. Separation of power.
  4. Tax exemption certificates, etc.
  5. References on the topics listed above, including those from those affected by the project.
  6. Issues related to coal block allocation, NTPC coal connection, DVC and state sector power projects.
  7. Issues related to coal mining and FSA issues.
  8. Issues related to annual reports and presentation of the annual report to Parliament.
  9. Foreign delegation of NTPC Limited board level officers.
  10. Matters related to the Joint Venture NTPC.
  11. Matters related to the Committee on Petitions and the Committee on Sub-legislation.
  12. RTI cases involving merchants.
  13. Matters related to the Coordination and other Sections in the ILO.
  14. VIP/PMO testimonials on the above topics.
  15. Parliament's questions on the subject mentioned.
  16. Any other business as assigned from time to time.


  1. Issues related to state heating projects.
  2. Monitoring of the energy addition program for state electricity projects.
  3. Thermal Wing Coordination.
  4. Renovation and modernization of cogeneration plants.
  5. Accelerated energy development program.
  6. Matters relating to the World Energy Council.


  1. Matters related to the election and appointment of the President of the DVC; Member (Finance), DVC; Member (Technical), DVC; Member-Secretary, DVC and part-time DVC board members.
  2. Issues Related to the DVC Amendment Act of 1948
  3. Presentation of the DVC Annual Report and Annual Audit Report/Budget Statement to the House of Parliament.
  4. Sanctions/Issuance of loan approvals for DVC projects.
  5. Organize quarterly DVC performance review meetings.
  6. Arrange meetings to resolve urgent/important DVC issues/problems.
  7. Examine and facilitate the signing of MoU between the ILO and DVC.
  8. Matters related to COPU, Permanent Energy Commission, Parliamentary Advisory Commission.
  9. Handling PMO testimonials/VIP testimonials on topics.
  10. Deal with Parliament's questions/assurances on the issues.
  11. DVC audit/litigation cases.
  12. RTI issues related to merchants.
  13. Issuance of a quarterly list of VIP references. Any other business as assigned from time to time.
  14. Any other business as assigned from time to time.


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  1. Appointment of the President and Members of the Central Electricity Administration Council.
  2. Control and management of Central Energy Services (Group A) (CPES) personnel, including the appointment of Contracting Directors at the initial level of the Service, their promotion and determination of seniority.
  3. CPES Hiring Policy.
  4. Clarifications to the CEA regarding CPES services.
  5. Creation and suppression and maintenance of Group A&B positions in the CEA.
  6. Shape/modify/reduce the Recruitment Regulations for other positions in the CEA, other than the CPES.
  7. Staff Review/SIU Study on CEA.
  8. Delegate CPES Officers to various PSUs to gain field experience.
  9. Everything related to promotions and seniority.
  10. Consideration of DPC cases regarding promotion to all CPES ranks, as well as promotion to the lowest CPES level of other services.
  11. Certification/trial period for CPES officials.
  12. Cases of Resignation and Voluntary Retirement of CPES Officials.
  13. The clarifications requested by the CEA on various issues related to salary benefits, vacations, time to start work, long-term health care, pension, advances, etc.
  14. Tasks related to the absorption of CEA officials to other organizations and their social security matters.
  15. Request for transfer/appointment/reincorporation, etc.
  16. Sending requests from CEA officials for affiliation to other organizations.
  17. Commercial employment of CPES officials after retirement.
  18. Other miscellaneous matters related to budgetary/financial sanctions, acceptance of service guarantees, etc.
  19. Litigation/CAT related to previous jobs.
  20. Disciplinary cases involving officials from the Ministry of Energy and the CPES.
  21. Position statement to the Secretary (Authority) on appointments made with the approval of the Cabinet Nominating Committee (CCA) for all public sector companies, autonomous and statutory bodies under the administrative control of the Ministry.
  22. Maintenance/Update of the ACC Vacancies Retention System (AVMS) for the attention of the Cabinet Secretary.
  23. Coordination of e-Governance projects implemented by the Public Companies Selection Commission (PESB) in relation to all UPMs subject to the Ministry of Energy.


  1. Management of all matters related to
  2. Senior positions in the Ministry of Energy within the Central Employment System;
  3. Centralized ranks of the CSS, ie Undersecretary, Deputy Secretary, Director in the Ministry of Energy;
  4. CSSS, CSSS and CSCS Ministry of Authority personnel;
  5. Various grades belonging to group D in the Ministry of Energy
  6. Personnel positions in the Ministry of Energy; AND
  7. Personal designation of the minister or ministers of power.
  8. Formulate and modify the contracting rules for the positions of Group C, Group D and separate positions of Group A and Group B in the Ministry of Energy;
  9. Division of labor in the Ministry of Energy;
  10. Processing of service issues for employees of the Ministry of Energy. These include keeping records of your duties and licenses; suspension of compensation, confirmation, etc.;
  11. Process cases pending financial progress under the Assured Professional Progression Plan for consideration by the Selection Committee;
  12. Workflow creation and APAR generation of all officers/officers online in the SPARROW portal
  13. Notification of movable and immovable property in accordance with the rules of conduct
  14. Attendance monitoring with Aadhaar Enabled Biometric Attendance System (AEBAS).
  15. Management of the eHRMS portal related to the Automation of Human Resources i.Personnel management "from employment to retirement".
  16. Review of cases under FR 56j/rule 48 of the CCS pension rules
  17. Implementation of the Optimization Program for the Ministry of Energy.
  18. Implementation of the DoPT orders regarding the restructuring of the Central Secretariat Service in relation to the Ministry of Energy
  19. Carry out all pension matters for employees of the Ministry of Energy. Include -
  20. "Update of the Record of Shifts and Vacation Account"; Obtain a certificate of non-delinquency with the rates of the Property Directorate and the Ministry; "Evaluation of pension benefits, filling out the pension papers and sending to PAO for verification and issuance of the necessary permits. Then, correspondence with the Settlement and Settlement Office to complete the pension case on time, so that it will be they can obtain the necessary authorities by the date of retirement;
  21. Verification of the qualification service of the employees of the Ministry of Energy after 25 years of service or 05 years until retirement within the meaning of art. 32 of the CCS Regulation (retirement);
  22. Consideration of the requests of the employees of the Ministry of Energy for all long and short-term advances, such as an advance for the construction of a house, an advance for a computer; also examine the authorization requests to establish a second mortgage on real estate in the cases of HBA Social activities related to the Ministry of Energy;
  23. Court cases related to official affairs of employees and pensioners of the Ministry of Energy;
  24. Handling sexual harassment complaints and support to the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC)
  25. Update of the Citizen's Charter of the Ministry of Energy
  26. Appointment of Central Observers and electoral parties for general and other elections to be held periodically;
  27. consideration of applications for granting rates at the Ministry of Energy;
  28. Handling of VIP referrals received in the context of service-related complaints, etc.
  29. Various cases that can be assigned from time to time.


  1. Matters of the General Directorate of the Ministry of Energy.
  2. Everything related to making the CGHS facilities available to the workers of the Ministry of Energy.
  3. Matters related to the Real Estate Office.
  4. Central Records Unit.
  5. departmental archive room
  6. Central Registration Unit (CR).
  7. Collection and delivery of all daks.


  1. Oversee the implementation of the Government of India reservation policy in respect of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Physically Disabled, Ex-Soldiers and other backward classes within the Ministry as well as CPSUs/organizations under the administrative control of the Ministry of energy.
  2. Consolidate and send periodic reports/statements in this regard to the Department of Human Resources and Training, Department of Public Enterprises, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and the National Commission of SC/ST, etc.
  3. Carry out annual inspections of the reserve lists maintained by the Ministry (as applicable) and the CPSU/Organizations under its administrative control.
  4. Respond to complaints from officials belonging to restricted categories.


  1. Collect notices of Parliament's questions from Parliament, distribute them, issue lists of approved questions, deliver copies of responses to Parliament's questions to Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabah Secretariats, PMO, NRI, etc. Preparation of blocks of questions with an asterisk for ministers, secretary and other senior officials, organizing briefings of ministers on issues marked with an asterisk, etc.
  2. Electronic transmission of Parliament's questions to the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha for publication on the Internet.
  3. Coordination of government legislative work related to the Ministry of Energy.
  4. Organization of meetings of the Advisory Committee of Members of the European Parliament during each intersessional and intersessional session, including a meeting outside Delhi once a calendar year. Issue minutes and notes on the proceedings of the meetings of the Advisory Committee.
  5. Arrangements for visits by parliamentary committees to various parts of the country as well as meetings held in New Delhi, viz.
  • Permanent Energy Committee associated with the Department;
  • Government Guarantee Committee, Lok Sabha/Rajya Sabha;
  • House Bureau of Documents Committee, Lok Sabha/Rajya Sabha;
  • Sub-Legislation Committee, Lok Sabha/Rajya Sabha;
  • Petitions Committee, Lok Sabha/Rajya Sabha;
  • SC/ST Social Welfare Committee, Lok Sabha;
  • Joint Committee of the Benefits Office, Lok Sabha;
  • Estimation Committee;
  • Public Companies Commission. Examine the reports of these committees and report on the action taken on the recommendations/observations contained therein. Miscellaneous Work related to visits to various parts of the country by Standing Committees related to departments in other ministries.
  • The works related to the cases were created in accordance with art. 377 in the Lok Sabha and for special mention in the Rajya Sabha.
  • various parliamentary jobs.


  1. Pay the bills of all officers and staff.
  2. Collection and payment of wages and benefits.
  3. Calculation and deduction of income tax at source.
  4. Issuance of TDS Certificates.
  5. Maintenance of GPF accounts and preparation of related accounts.
  6. Accounting and maintenance of long-term advance accounts.
  7. Travel bills and LTC bills.
  8. Accounts for contingencies.
  9. Advance medical bills and reimbursement.
  10. Keep records of control of expenses to regulate and control the expenses of the Ministry. Sending a quarterly report to the Ministry of Finance.
  11. Agree the amount of expenses with P&AO.
  12. Budget estimates.
  13. Loans/capital accounts for UPM and aid to Autonomous Administrations.
  14. Agreement with auditing parties.


  • Manage the affairs of the Library of the Ministry of Energy.


  • Implementation of the Official Languages ​​Policy in the Ministry of Energy.


  1. Budgetary matters of the Ministry of Energy.
  2. Permanent Parliamentary Commission on Energy.


  1. All administrative matters seeking the advice/consent of a financial adviser.
  2. Creation/modernization/continuation of scheduled and unscheduled jobs.
  3. All matters related to the delegation abroad, including matters that require the consent of the Return Committee.
  4. Issues related to the release of funds for the payment of employee dues, TA/DA for SIG members, payments to contractors who made repairs to officials, publication of newspaper advertisements, printing fees, etc.
  5. Sending information to the Ministry of Finance on the establishment of offices/delegations abroad - once every two months.
  6. Study and compile the suggestions received from all corners for the modification of direct and indirect taxes and submit them to the Department. of the Treasury for its paid inclusion in the budget for the next financial year.
  7. All matters related to project evaluation, including calling meetings of NHPC, DVC, BTPS, THDC, NJPC, NEEPCO, REC, PFC.
  8. Union Territories Cases of Delegation of Authority/Plan and Unplanned Schemes.
  9. Everything related to finances in the Ministry of Energy and CPU and Autonomous Organizations under the administrative control of the Minister of Energy.
  10. Release of loans and capital for projects or PSU, release of grants to various organizations for energy saving programs / autonomous bodies for their plan programs.
  11. Everything related to the evaluation of projects, including the calling of meetings in front of the National Institute of Investigations.
  12. Topics related to corporate financial affairs.
  13. Operation and monitoring.
  14. Complaints from citizens regarding the Ministry of Energy.
  15. 1 Complaints from pensioners of the Ministry of Energy and the CPSU and Autonomous Organizations subject to the Administrative Control of the Ministry of Energy.


  • Everything related to public complaints, including the Nodal Cell in RTI cases.


  • The Computing Unit of the National Information Technology Center (NIC) provides ICT (Information and Communication Technology) services for the Ministry of Energy in close collaboration with the Ministry's IT unit. These services include provision of backbone network, efficient network services, network services, study of system requirements, design and development of various management information systems (MIS)/decision support systems (DSS) and related training to promote e-government within the ministry.


  • Ensure the implementation of information and communication technologies (ICT) in cooperation with the NIC. This includes web services, postal services, video conferencing, website maintenance/updates. The IT unit also coordinates cooperation with various sections/departments of the Ministry on website materials, implementation of e-government applications and other aspects related to ICT support.

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What is the key objective of the new energy policy of India? ›

2.1 2.2 There are four key objectives of our energy policy: Access at affordable prices, Improved security and Independence, Greater Sustainability and Economic Growth.

What are the solution for energy crisis in India? ›

Power outages due to coal shortage are a major concern for industries as they fear production setbacks. Although the situation has improved, we still don't have enough coal reserves. The only long-term solution to this problem is switching to renewable sources of energy such as solar, wind, biogas, ocean etc.

What is India's energy Ministry? ›

प्रधानमंत्री-कुसुम योजना को राज्य सरकार के विभागों द्वारा कार्यान्वित किया जा रहा है। योजना की अधिक जानकारी के लिए नवीन और नवीकरणीय ऊर्जा मंत्रालय (MNRE) की आधिकारिक वेबसाइट पर विजिट करें अथवा टोल फ्री नंबर 1800-180-3333 डायल करें !

What is the role of Ministry of Power in energy sector in India? ›

The Ministry of Power is mainly responsible for evolving general policy in the field of energy. The main items of work dealt with by the Ministry of Power are as below : General Policy in the electric power sector and issues relating to energy policy and coordination thereof.

What is India the most important source of energy? ›

Coal is the most important and abundant fossil fuel in India. It accounts for 55% of the country's energy need. The country's industrial heritage was built upon indigenous coal. Commercial primary energy consumption in India has grown by about 700% in the last four decades.

What is India's energy goal 2030? ›

To bring in a green revolution in the country, the government has set an ambitious target of having 500 GW of installed renewable energy by 2030, which includes the installation of 280 GW of solar power and 140 GW of wind power.

What is the Ministry of Energy do? ›

A ministry of energy or department of energy is a government department in some countries that typically oversees the production of fuel and electricity; in the United States, however, it manages nuclear weapons development and conducts energy-related research and development.

What is the need of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in India? ›

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is the nodal Ministry of the Government of India for all matters relating to new and renewable energy. The broad aim of the Ministry is to develop and deploy new and renewable energy to supplement the energy requirements of the country.

Who regulates energy companies in India? ›

Statutory Bodies
  • Central Electricity Authority (CEA)
  • Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL)
  • Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC)
  • State Electricity Regulatory Commission (SERC)
  • Central Transmission Utility (CTU)
  • State Transmission Utility (STU)
  • National Load Despatch Centre (NLDC)

What is the present status of energy generation in India? ›

The Indian national electric grid has an installed capacity of 416.0 GW as of 31 March 2023. Renewable energy plants, which also include large hydroelectric power plants, constitute 40.7% of the total installed capacity.

Why is energy management important in India? ›

When we save energy, we save the country a lot of money - Approximately 75% of our crude oil requirements are met through imports, which cost approximately Rs. 1,50,000 crore per year. 2. We save money when we save energy.

Why is energy important in India? ›

Any production activity cannot operate without energy as it an important aspect of a development process. Not only in the industrial sector but also in agriculture sector, energy is used on a large scale.

What are the two main problems of energy in India? ›

5 energy problems confronting India
  • Coal production remains key to energy mix. ...
  • Fourth largest consumer of oil and petroleum in the world. ...
  • Relies on imports to meet growing demand for gas. ...
  • Electricity shortages hurt industrial output. ...
  • Energy poverty and inequality spreads.
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What is the major cause of energy crisis in India? ›

The causes of the energy crisis are: Increasing population. Excessive use of non-renewable sources of energy. Use of less fuel-efficient machines.

What are the 5 causes of energy crisis? ›

Tax hikes, strikes, military coup, political events, severe hot summers or cold winters can cause a sudden increase in demand for energy and can choke supply. A strike by trade unions in an oil-producing firm can cause an energy crisis.

What is the rank of India in world energy? ›

India has emerged as a major player in the global energy market, with the country ranking third in the world for primary energy consumption, according to the India Energy Outlook 2021 report by the International Energy Agency (IEA).

Why does India use less energy than China? ›

India's low energy use per capita is partly attributable to infrastructure constraints, a lack of investment in the energy sector, and use of traditional, non-marketed fuels such as charcoal.

Where does India get its energy from? ›

Over 80%of India's energy needs are met by three fuels: coal, oil and solid biomass.

What is India's energy target? ›

New Delhi: India's renewable capacity, exclusing large hydro, is expected to have touched 122 GW by December 2022 against the Government of India's target of 175 GW – a deficit of 30 per cent, consultancy firm Bridge to India said.

Who will India overtake as the world's third largest energy consumer by 2030? ›

by 2030. The Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Rameswar Teli in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today informed that the as per India Energy Outlook 2021, published by International Energy Agency (IEA), India has been ranked third largest primary energy consumer in the world.

Is India moving to renewable energy? ›

India stands 4th globally in Renewable Energy Installed Capacity (including Large Hydro), 4th in Wind Power capacity & 4th in Solar Power capacity (as per REN21 Renewables 2022 Global Status Report). The country has set an enhanced target at the COP26 of 500 GW of non-fossil fuel based energy by 2030.

What are the 9 types of energy? ›

The different types of energy include thermal energy, radiant energy, chemical energy, nuclear energy, electrical energy, motion energy, sound energy, elastic energy and gravitational energy.

What are 3 things the Department of Energy does? ›

Today, the DOE contributes to the future of the nation by ensuring our energy security, maintaining the safety and reliability of our nuclear stockpile, cleaning up the environment from the legacy of the Cold War, and developing innovations in science and technology.

What are the three major functions of the Department of Energy? ›

The mission of the Energy Department is to ensure America's security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.

What is India's renewable energy target for 2030? ›

India has a target of 450 GW of renewable energy by 2030, which includes 280 GW of solar power and 140 GW of wind power.

Is India a participating nation in the Clean Energy Ministerial? ›

India is a participating nation in the Clean Energy Ministerial. Hence Statement 2 is correct. An Indian delegation led by Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forest & Climate Change participated in the conferences.

Is there a government scheme for free solar panels in India? ›

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyaan (PM KUSUM) The scheme aims to add solar and other renewable capacity of 30,800 MW by 2022 with total central financial support of Rs.

What is the law on renewable energy in India? ›


The Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2018: The Bill defines 'renewable energy', lacking in the Electricity Act of 2003. The Bill requires that stations generating power through coal set up stations for power generation through renewable energy sources. Failure to comply shall attract penalty11.

What is the energy law in India Act? ›

Energy law in India

The Electricity Act consolidates the laws pertaining to generation, transmission, distribution, trading and use of electricity and generally for taking measures conducive to development of electricity industry.

Who owns electricity in India? ›

The Indian government and state governments possess 74.51 %, while the remaining 25.49 % are owned by the common masses. The company has its base in Faridabad with services involving generating electricity and trading energy. Additional energy sources used by the corporation include solar, geothermal, tidal, and wind.

Is India a power surplus country? ›

India becomes power surplus nation with electricity capacity of over four lakh Mega Watt. The government has said that India has turned into a power surplus nation with a total installed electricity capacity of over four lakh Mega Watt.

Which state produce most electricity in India? ›

Maharashtra is the state that produces the most electricity in India. Q. Which of the following non-conventional energy sources will be most suited for producing electricity in the Himalayas?

Which state consumes the most electricity in India? ›

India's top 10 power consuming states
Who uses most power: Top 10
2Andhra Pradesh
4Tamil Nadu
6 more rows
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What are the two sides of energy management? ›

Energy Conservation and Demand side Management.

What are the four main functions of the energy management system? ›

that the EMS consists of 4 major functions: network model building (including topology processing and state estimation), security assessment, automatic generation control, and dispatch.

What is the future energy needs in India? ›

Reaching the 450 GW renewables target by 2030 will require over 40 GW of wind and solar capacity to be added annually. That's more than three times the 12 GW average annual installation of the past five years and requires an investment of US$35 billion a year.

What are the objectives of energy sector in India? ›

It aims to boost investment to achieve an efficient, sustainable, and clean energy system. The Vertical makes concerted efforts towards reducing energy import, ensuring an alternative supply of energy and enhancing domestic supply. It seeks to strengthen the energy infrastructure and resolve cross-sectoral issues.

What is India's energy security policy? ›

India's 4-plank energy security strategy is based on diversifying supplies, increasing E&P, alternate energy sources and energy transition through a gas-based economy, Green Hydrogen etc. India will contribute 25% of global demand by 2040 and achieve 20% ethanol blending in petrol by 2025: Hardeep Singh Puri.

What is the main focus of energy policy? ›

It addresses issues of energy production, distribution, consumption, and modes of use, such as building codes, mileage standards, and commuting policies. Energy policy may be addressed via include legislation, regulation, court decisions, public participation, and other techniques.

What is India's energy transition policy? ›

In August 2022, the Lok Sabha passed the Energy Conservation Amendment Bill, 2022 which aims to mandate the use of non-fossil fuel sources including green hydrogen, green ammonia, biomass and ethanol for energy and feedstock in industries.

What is the status of India's energy? ›

India stands 4th globally in Renewable Energy Installed Capacity (including Large Hydro), 4th in Wind Power capacity & 4th in Solar Power capacity (as per REN21 Renewables 2022 Global Status Report).

What is the energy requirement of India? ›

1.1 The electricity generation target (Including RE) for the year 2023-24 has been fixed as 1750 Billion Unit (BU). i.e. growth of around 7.2% over actual generation of 1624.158 BU for the previous year (2022-23).

What is the target of India for energy efficiency? ›

Overall, the SEC reduction targets aim to secure 4.05% reduction in energy consumption in these industries totaling an energy saving of 6.686 million tonne of oil equivalent.

Is India suffering from energy crisis? ›

India is one of the largest emitters of greenhouse gases in the world, and its energy sector is a major contributor to these emissions. Climate change is also affecting the country's energy infrastructure, as extreme weather events such as floods and droughts are becoming more frequent and severe.

Who manages energy in India? ›

Ministry of Power, through Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), has initiated a number of energy efficiency initiatives in the areas of household lighting, commercial buildings, standards and labelling of appliances, demand side management in agriculture/municipalities, SME's and large industries including the initiation ...

Is India a energy deficit country? ›

They opined that India is a power surplus state but sometimes discoms dont have funds to afford round-the-clock supply of electricity. The power producers supplied 10,12,249 MU in April-November 2022, against the demand of 10,17,940 MU, which resulted in a power deficit of 0.6 per cent.

What are the three pillars of energy policy? ›

Energy has always been considered a “matter of sovereignty”. One claim is that the EU Energy Policy is now based on three pillars: the Internal Market, the Mitigation of Climate Change and the Security of Supply.

Does the US have an energy policy? ›

The Energy Policy Act (EPA) addresses energy production in the United States, including: (1) energy efficiency; (2) renewable energy; (3) oil and gas; (4) coal; (5) Tribal energy; (6) nuclear matters and security; (7) vehicles and motor fuels, including ethanol; (8) hydrogen; (9) electricity; (10) energy tax incentives ...

Who enforces the Energy Policy Act? ›

Energy Policy Act of 1992

EPAct 1992 encourages the use of alternative fuels through both regulatory and voluntary activities and approaches the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) carries out.

What is the new renewable energy policy in India? ›

The country's vision is to achieve Net Zero Emissions by 2070, in addition to attaining the short-term targets which include: Increasing renewables capacity to 500 GW by 2030, Meeting 50% of energy requirements from renewables, Reducing cumulative emissions by one billion tonnes by 2030, and.

What is India energy Security Scenario 2047? ›

The IESS, 2047 is an energy scenario building tool, which aims to explore a range of potential future energy scenarios for India, for diverse energy demand and supply sectors, leading up to 2047. 21 Energy Demand and Supply sectors, and 50 levers that will impact our energy system are available to the user.

What are the government policies available in India to promote renewable energy? ›

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyaan (PM KUSUM) The scheme aims to add solar and other renewable capacity of 30,800 MW by 2022 with total central financial support of Rs. 34,422 Crore including service charges to the implementing agencies.


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