Appointment of Electricity Ombudsman- Vacancy Circular - Extension of Last Date is upto 25/10/2021

Welcome to CSERC

Role of CG State Electricity Regulatory Commission


The CSERC perceives its role as not only that of a regulator but also a promoter of power sector in the new State of Chhattisgarh. It shall be the CSERC's endeavour to create necessary conditions for the growth of power sector in the State through increased investment in this sector, by assuring the electricity industry a reasonable return and by providing an open competitive environment, so that the potential of this State of being a power hub of the country is realized. The CSERC will strive for efficiency in generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and for efficient supply of electricity at reasonable rates to the consumers. The Commission will seek to achieve these tasks by following such transparent procedure, which ensures the participation of all the stakeholders.

The Commission will have a number of challenging tasks ahead in the coming years as it gears itself to ensure the following objectives:-

(i) Gradual rationalization of electricity tariff so that they reflect cost of service keeping in view the interest of consumers and the special conditions in the state.
(ii) Improvement in quality of supply of power and better customer service.
(iii) Development of confidence of consumers in the reform process.
(iv) Commercial viability of the Electricity Board and its successors entities.
(v) Development of a competitive environment for efficient operations of the power sector in the state and for creating favourable conditions for investment in this sector to unlock its large potential.

Proceedings before the commission

All proceedings before the Appropriate Commission shall be deemed to be judicial proceedings within the meaning of Sec. 193 and 228 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860), and Appropriate Commission shall be deemed to be a civil court for the purposes of Sec. 345 and 346 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974) (f) Reviewing its decisions, directions and orders.
CSERC Updates

The Commission had issued draft order on 24/08/2020 in Suo motu Petition No. 61 of 2020 on Removal of difficulty in CSERC (Grid Interactive Distributed Renewable Energy Sources) Regulations, 2019 related to banking of IDRES, where in modalities for renewable energy banking, accounting, settlement and wheeling were specified. Subsequent to first amendment in Regulations, modalities have revised. Comments/suggestions of the stakeholders/public are invited by 05/11/2021 and public hearing will be held on date 09/11/2021 at 03:30 pm at the Commissions office.

Revised tender specification containing revised eligibility criteria and revised timeline for appointing eligible consultancy firm for assisting Commission in disposing Tariff petition filed by State owned power companies i.e. CSPGCL, CSPTCL, CSPDCL, CSLDC and other licensees i.e. JSPL-D, JSPL-T and BSP-TEED for determination of retail tariff for the MYT control period FY 2022-23 to FY 2024-25. Last date for submission of bid is 27/09/2021 till 3:00 pm Last date of submission of bid is extended to 08/11/2021 till 3:00pm. Technical bid and financial bid shall be opened on 08/11/2021 at 3:30pm and 12/11/2021 at 3:30pm respectively.

Finalized CSERC (Terms and Conditions for determination of tariff according to Multi-Year Tariff principles and Methodology and Procedure for determination of Expected revenue from Tariff and Charges) Regulations, 2021. Same is being sent for publication in Chhattisgarh Rajpatra.

Detail tariff order and tariff schedule for FY 2021-22 passed in petitions of CSPGCL, CSPTCL, SLDC and CSPDCL
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