The power ministry recently said that it will reconstitute the National Committee on Transmission (NCT) with amended composition and terms of reference (TOR). It added that the committee will be headed by the chairperson of the Central Electricity Authority.
Under the revised TOR, the NCT will evaluate the functioning of the national grid on a quarterly basis and consider the review of the Regional Power Committee for Transmission Planning (RPCTP) for system expansion and strengthening of the transmission system.
The central transmission utility (CTU) is required to carry out periodic assessment of transmission requirements under inter-state transmission system (ISTS).
“CTU shall also make a comprehensive presentation before the national committee every quarter for ensuring development of an efficient, co-ordinated and economical inter-state transmission system for smooth flow of electricity,” said the power ministry in an order recently. Read more
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