A Compilation of Acts, Rules, Policies, Guidelines till 2011.

Several legislative and policy initiatives taken by the Ministry of Power in the past ensured that these initiatives lead to creation of enabling environment for investments in power sector and more consumer friendly approach to meet the growing needs of industry, commerce, agriculture and households.

1. Electricity Act, 2003

2. Rules under Electricity Act, 2003

3. National Electricity Policy

4. Tariff Policy

5. Rural Electrification Policy

6. Notification for removal of Difficulties - issued under the Electricity Act, 2003

7. Clarifications under the Electricity Act, 2003.

8. Competitive Bidding Guidelines for procurement of Electricity

9. Resolution on Establishment of Regional Power Committees for the five regions

10. Resolution on Constitution of Coordination Forum by the Central Government

11. Notification on Joint Electricity Regulatory Commissions

12. Energy Conservation Act, 2001

13. Rules and Regulations under Energy Conservation Act

14. Award Scheme of Energy Conservation

15. Scheme for Energy Efficiency Labeling

16. Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC)

17. Guidelines for Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme (APDRP)

18. Tariff based Competitive- bidding Guidelines for Transmission Service

19. Guidelines for Encouraging Competition in Development of Transmission System

20. Revised Mega Power Project Policy

21. Concept of Ultra Mega Power Projects (UMPPs)

22. Notification on Operationalisation of Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO)

23. Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana Scheme

24. Decentralised Distributed Generation (DDG) Scheme Under RGGVY

25. Rural Area Notification

26. A Scheme for Supply of Electricity in 5 km Area around Central Power Plants

27. Guidelines for taking Renovation & Modernization

28. Hydro Policy

29. Coal Allotment Procedure

30. Award Scheme for Generation, Transmission and Distribution

31. Formula for allocation of Power