Our Bureau

New Delhi, March 21

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has appointed Mr Pradeep S. Mehta, Secretary General, Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS), as Member of the Central Advisory Committee (CAC). He would advise the Commission on the issues related to policy, quality, continuity and extent of services provided by licensees, protection of consumer interests and overall standard of performance by utilities, said a release.

In his communication, the CERC Chairman, Mr Ashok Basu, has said that the role of CAC is paramount in supporting the mission of the Commission to promote competition, efficiency and economy in bulk power markets, improve the quality of supply, promote investments and advise the Government on the removal of institutional barriers to bridge the demand-supply gap and thus foster the interests of consumers, it added.

(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated March 22, 2006)
XThese are links to The Hindu Business Line suggested by Outbrain, which may or may not be relevant to the other content on this page. You can read Outbrain's privacy and cookie policy here.