ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Electricity Reform and Regulation: Some Issues

Independent regulation is new in India. Public opinion has to recognise its value. It will do so when it sees results in terms of improved quality, availability and, in due course, reduced tariffs. Ultimately the independence of regulators can only be guaranteed by strong public opinion. While legislation will help, it is important that the financial and human resources for regulatory commissions are kept out of the scope of government approval.

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