Power Sector Review: MD post of MSPDCL still vacant; Source says process for re-appointment of N. Sarat as MD of MSPCL underway

Written By: / Wednesday, 28 February 2018 18:16

Imphal, Feb 28: Power sector in the state received some criticism from various sections of people over its irregular supply in the past few days. Source with the Imphal Times said that the main reason for irregularities in power supply in the state is due to absence of Managing Director for the Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited.
On the other hand , a highly placed source said that Managing Director of Manipur State Power Company Ltd. (MSPCL) N. Sarat, who is retiring today is likely to come back as Managing director of the MSPCL. The source said that all process for him to re-appoint as the MD is set by amending the RR for appointment of the Managing Director.
A govt. advertisement published in newspaper call application from qualified candidate who have minimum experience of at least 25 years in the power sector with minimum 3 years of experience of working as Managing Director / Chairman – cum- Managing Director.
As per the advertisement N. Sarat is also one of the candidates who can apply for the post. This is presumed as no age limit has been mentioned.
On February 1 , 2014 the Electricity department has been bifurcated into Manipur State Power Company Limited and Manipur State Power Distribution Company Limited by a Gazette notification.
The gazette notification was followed by a cabinet decision of the state government.

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Maheshwar Gurumayum

Maheshwar Gurumayum

Maheshwar Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since 2013. An avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue. He can be contacted at [email protected]

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