Overview of TERC

Tripura Electricity Regulatory Commission (TERC) has been constituted as One Man Commission under the provision of Sub-Section 1 of Section 17 of Electricity Regulatory Commission Act’1998 ( 14 of 1998) vide Government Notification No. F.1(17)/Commr./power/2003 dated 14-11-2003. Subsequently , it was published in Tripura Gazette ,Extra –Ordinary issue dated 26th May’2004 . Accordingly , this commission has been constituted on 31st May’2004 as a Statutory body . It is a Quasi-Judicial Body under the purview of Electricity Act,2003 and functioning w. e. f. 31st May’2004 .

This commission has been constituted alongwith the sanction post of 22(Twenty Two) number post as per decision of Council of Hon’ble Minister . However , this commission has been functioning with only 5(Five) number staffs and officer excluding Chairman & Member .