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ELECTRIC SUPPLY AND DISTRIBUTION CODE


 
 
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Procedure applicable for Arranging power supply on Temporary Basis
 
APPLICABLE TO L.T. POWER SUPPLY
1 The prospective Consumer shall apply for temporary supply in the prescribed form to the O & M Section / Sub-Division Office of the Licensee. No registration fee is payable. He shall pay service charges of Rs.50/= per Installation and advance estimated power consumption charges as per Section 12.01(c) at the prevailing Tariff rate.
2 Licensee shall prepare the estimate for the service line required for arranging temporary power supply and communicate temporary power sanction indicating service charges, advance power consumption charges, etc.
3 Estimated Power consumption charges

Applicant shall deposit advance estimated power consumption charges for the energy calculated at twelve units per KW per day for the duration of temporary power supply. This will be adjusted towards periodical bills at the prevailing Tariff rates based on the actual consumption and any balance amount at his credit after the disconnection of temporary supply will be refunded to him on application with in TWO months by a cheque or the same shall be adjusted to the existing permanent R.R No. in the name of the same Consumer as requested by him in his application. If the amount due to the Consumer is not refunded with in two months of receipt of valid refund bill, the Licensee shall pay interest at 2% per month on actual number of days of delay on the amount due for refund.

In addition to the above, if the load exceeds 50KW / 67 HP the Consumer has to pay fixed charges in addition to advance estimated power consumption charges at the prevailing Tariff rate.

4 On receipt of wiring diagram and completion-cum-test report of the contractor and Agreement in the prescribed form and copies of permit / licence / NOC, etc., Work order for temporary supply shall be issued by the Licensee.

Note:

  • Permit / Licence / NOC is not required for floor polishing,Water pumping, marriages and domestic functions.

  • Approval of the Electrical Inspectorate is required for temporary electrical installations where 100 or more people are likely to gather or assemble in a single place.

5 The applicant shall arrange to execute the service line including distribution Transformer if necessary for load of 50 KW and above and also service main work as per the Licensee’s estimate and specifications on self-execution basis through a qualified licensed electrical Contractor. The Consumer shall pay supervision charges at 10% on the cost of estimate, subject to a minimum of Rs.100/-per work.

However, the service line work shall be commenced only after orders sanctioning the temporary supply is issued by the Licensee. The Consumer shall provide current limiter of appropriate capacity and earth leakage circuit breaker of adequate capacity and capacitors, if any, as required under Section 23.00.

6 No free length of service line is allowed.
7 The prevailing rate of temporary Tariff in force is applicable.
8 The date of availment of the temporary supply may be got amended by the Consumer, by applying to the authority who has issued the power sanction before the commencement date indicated in the order. However, any alternate date proposed shall commence within 15 days of the date of the first order.
9 If power is not availed as above, the advance estimated power consumption charges paid by the Consumer will be refunded with in two months after deducting Rs.100/- on receipt of the valid refund bill. If the amount due to the Consumer is not refunded with in two months of receipt of valid refund bill, the Licensee shall pay interest at 2% per month on actual number of days of delay on the amount due for refund.
10 In case any permit / licence / NOC is withdrawn by the competent authority after the installation is serviced, the installation will be disconnected forthwith and will be reconnected only after the permit / licence / NOC is restored. Further, Licensee shall not be liable for any damages. Reduction of any charges or refund will not be permissible on this account.
11 The installation will be serviced by the Engineer of the Licensee by providing a suitable meter and assigning an R.R. No.

The Engineer of the Licensee servicing the installation shall give a service certificate to the Consumer for having serviced the installation specifying the following: -

(1) R.R. No. (2) Date of service (3) Sanctioned load (4) Connected load(5) Meter details (6) Condition of seals (7) Details amount of advance estimated power consumption charges collected (8)Name of L.E.C.& Licence No. (9) Period of sanction of temporary power supply.

Necessary acknowledgement for the same shall be obtained on the test report.

12 For further extension of the period of temporary supply, the Consumer shall apply to the jurisdictional Engineer of the Licensee at least one week before the date of expiry of temporary supply, duly paying the upto date power supply charges and any other arrears.
13 Temporary power supply to Touring Talkies may be given on the production of a "Camp Allotment Letter" from the local District Magistrate permitting Consumer for the running of the Touring Talkies and also certificate by Electrical Inspector.

Note:

However, power supply to touring cinemas may be continued for not more than one month after the expiry of the licence subject to the condition that the owner does not run shows until the licence is renewed.

 

TEMPORARY USAGE IN THE PREMISES ALREADY HAVING PERMANENT SUPPLY

1 Use of power within Consumer’s premises for Temporary purposes for bonafide domestic use is permitted subject to the condition that the total load of the installation on the system does not exceed the sanctioned load.
2 Where it is intended to use floor polishing equipment and such other portable equipment temporarily in a premises having permanent supply, such equipment shall be provided with an earth leakage circuit breaker of adequate capacity.

 

OTHER CONDITIONS APPLICABLE FOR TEMPORARY SUPPLY

1 The general conditions of power supply as per Section 4.00 shall also be applicable unless specifically provided, other wise in this Section.
2 In case the Meter becomes not recording, the billing for the non-recording period shall be 12 units per day per KW of sanctioned load or connected load which ever is more. If the connected load is more than the sanctioned load penal measures as per Section 42.01 shall apply.
3 Fraction of KW / KVA of sanctioned load to be rounded off to next higher number

 

POWERS OF SANCTION AND RENEWAL OF TEMPORARY POWER SUPPLY

1 Sanction of temporary power supply

Authorised officers of the Licensee who are empowered to sanction permanent power supply are also authorised to sanction temporary power supply to the same extent for a period required by the applicants irrespective of whether it is for lighting, power, temporary touring talkies subject to observance of Rules and conditions laid down in this Section.

2 Renewal of temporary power supply

The Authorised officers who are empowered to sanction temporary power supply are also empowered to renew for a period upto a maximum of two years from the date of service. Requisitions for sanction and extension for installations having capacity exceeding their powers of sanction should be forwarded to the next higher authority.

NOTE

  • There shall be no extension of temporary power supply beyond two years.

  • The Authorised officers of the Licensee are empowered to sanction / give extension of temporary power supply for permanent usage under special circumstances, where infrastructure is yet to be created or in process to individual houses / MS Buildings / Residential / Commercial Complex / Lay outs and others. However, temporary power supply shall not be extended beyond two years from the date of service.


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