Member (Economic and Commercial)

Inviting application for appointment to the post of Member (Economic and Commercial) in the Central Electricity Authority on deputation/short term

Ministry of Power require the services of suitable/ eligible candidate for the post of Member (Economic and Commercial) in the Level-15 in pay matrix (Rs. 1,82,200-2,24,100)/Rs. 67000-79000/-(pre-revised) with ex-officio status of Additional Secretary to the Government of India, in the Central Electricity Authority, New Delhi, an attached office of the Ministry of Power. The post of Member (Economic and Commercial) will fall vacant on 01.01.2020.

2. The prospective candidates may send their applications through proper channel, within 45 days from the date of publication of this advertisement in the 'Employment News/Rozgar Samachar1, in the prescribed format available on the Ministry of Power website

Member (Law)

Member (Law), Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for Manipur and Mizoram

Pursuant to the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) signed among the Government of India and the State Governments of Manipur & Mizoram, the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for Manipur & Mizoram was set up by the Government of India under the provisions of the Electricity Act, 2003. The Commission is located at Aizawl. The JERC is a two member Commission, each member representing the respective participating State. The Chairperson of the JERC is appointed on rotation for one year from the members. 2. The post of Member representing Manipur in the JERC is due to fall vacant on 24.1.2021. It is proposed to fill up the vacancy. 3. Appointment to the post of Member is governed by the relevant provisions of the Electricity Act, the MoA and the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for the States of Manipur & Mizoram (Salaries, Allowances and other Conditions of Service of Chairperson and Member) Rules, 2006. The Pay of the Member has been revised to Rs. 67000-(annual increment @ 3%)-79000 without any grade pay (HAG scale). Further revision of pay subsequent to the 7th Central Pay Commission recommendation is yet to be made. 4. Section 84 (1) of the Electricity Act prescribes the qualification for appointment of a Member i.e. "....the Members of the State Commission shall be persons of ability, integrity and standing who have adequate knowledge of and have shown in, dealing with problems relating to engineering, finance, commerce, economics, law, or management." 5. Hon'ble Supreme Court pronounced its judgement on 12.04.2018 in the Civil Appeal No. 14697 of 2015 - State of Gujarat & Others vs. Utility Users' Welfare Association & Others. As per the above judgment of the Supreme Court, it is mandatory that there is a Member of the Commission, who is person who is or has been holding a judicial office or is a person possessing professional qualifications with substantial experience in the practice of law, who has the requisite qualifications to have been appointed as a Judge of the High Court or a District Judge. Hence , this vacancy shall be filled up from a person of law having qualification as mentioned in apex court judgment dated 12.4.2018. 6. The Member of JERC for Manipur & Mizoram shall hold office for a term of five years from the date on which he/ she enters upon his/ her office or till he/she attains the age of sixty-five years, whichever is earlier. The candidate will have to give a declaration that he/she does not have any financial or other interest, which is likely to affect prejudicially his/her function as Member of the above JERC. 7. Relevant extracts of the Electricity Act, 2003 relating to the requirement of qualification, experience, etc. for Member, JERC for Manipur & Mizoram and Hon'ble Supreme Court Judgment dated 12.4.2018 relating to the requirement of qualification, experience, etc, for Member (Law) and a copy of Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for the States of Manipur & Mizoram (Salaries, Allowances and other Conditions of Service of Chairperson and Members) Rules, 2006 are attached in the vacancy circular dated 22.9.2020 available at website of Ministry of Power i.e . https://powermin.nic.in/ 8. Applications/ nominations are invited in the proforma given at Annexure, from suitable persons having qualification and experience .as mentioned in para 5 above for appointment as Member (Law), JERC for Manipur & Mizoram so as to reach the Joint Secretary, Power & Electricity Department, Government of Mizoram, Old Secretariat Building Annexe-2, Aizawl-796001 (Tel : 0389-2333285) within six weeks from the date of publication of this circular in the Employment News. The same may also be emailed at jtsecypower@gmail.com.