Senior govt. officials discuss issues pertaining to Meghalaya

Outcome: Senior officials such as Mr. W. M. S. Pariat, Chairman, Meghalaya State Electricity Regula-tory Commission and Mr. M. S. Rao, Additional Chief Secretary, Power Department, Government of Meghalaya and representatives from various departments of state government, electrical inspectorate, distribution utility, educational institutesprovided insights on the state’s expectation from the TA Program and emphasized on the need for drafting policy and regulatory framework considering the state’s specific requirements. The workshop deliberated various measures for accelerating GRPV deployment in the state including new metering arrangements, utility driven business models, learning from case studies of other states, importance of online interconnection procedure and capacity building programs for utility engineers.

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