Sept. 19, 2021

Ministry of Power has issued an order for the setting up of District Level Committees which shall exercise oversight over all power related schemes of Government of India.


  • This is being done in order to ensure the involvement and oversight of the people in the process of power sector reforms, and their implementation, in the country.

  • The Composition of the Committee would be:
    • Most Senior MP in the district: Chairperson

    • Other MPs in the district: Co-chairpersons

    • District Collector: Member Secretary

    • Chairperson/President of the District Panchayat: Member

    • MLAs of the district: Members

    • Most Senior representatives of CPSUs of Ministry Members of Power and NRE located in the concerned district, or their nominated officials for the district.

    • Chief Engineer/Superintending Engineer of the Convenor DISCOM/ Power Department concerned

  • The Committee of a district will meet at District Headquarters at least once in three months to review and coordinate overall development of power supply infrastructure in the district in accordance with the schemes of the Government.

Source : PIB