MNRE Authorize NHPC As RE Implementing Agency For DRC

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Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) recently announced that National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has been authorised by the MNRE as its RE Implementing Agency, it has been decided to include NHPC Limited under the purview of Dispute Resolution Mechanism Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC). 

The following order was passed with the approval of the Minister of NRE & Power.

Recently, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) announced the name of the members of the Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC). The DRC committee is formed to resolve disputes between solar or wind power developers and  Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) or National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC).

Consequent to the appointment of A.K. Dubey as Administrative Member of Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT), the composition of the Dispute Resolution Committee has been changed and the new list of members are P. K. Basu, (former Agriculture Secretary), Rakesh Kacker (former Food Processing Industries Secretary) and M.F. Farooqui (former DOT Secretary/ Heavy Industry Secretary).

On 13th July, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) passed a notification that the Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC) will consider the unforeseen disputes between solar or wind power developers and the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECl) or National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC).

This committee will take decisions of dispute which are beyond contractual agreements.The Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC) will be permitted to hold meetings with a minimum of two members.  

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