Ease of Doing Business (EODB)

190 Economies around the world are ranked by the World Bank on ten parameters wherein, ‘Getting Electricity’ is also one of the parameters.

There are four parameters considered in evaluating ‘Getting Electricity’ for an electricity connection which impact a 140KW / 150 KVA connection on 415V supply are as follows:

  • Time taken to get electricity connection.
  • Cost required for getting a new connection.
  • Procedures required to be completed for getting new connection.
  • Reliability of electricity supply.

The concerted efforts of Ministry of Power, Central Electricity Authority, Government of Maharashtra and the DISCOMS – TATA Power-DDL and BEST, have contributed in raising India’s rank in ‘Getting Electricity’ from 137th rank in 2015 to 29th rank in 2017 (Fig(i)).

Many reforms have been undertaken in Delhi, which has contributed to the improvements in rankings:

Central Electricity Authority:

Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission:

Delhi Government:

  • Online approval mechanism for Right of Way (RoW) from PWD

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited:

  • Online facility provided to the consumer for registration of new electricity connection and submission of Documents. Please Click Here.
  • New Connection Demand Note payment through online channels. Please Click Here.
  • Procedure for obtaining a New Connection have been reduced to 3:
  • Online submission of application to utility & site inspection conducted.
  • Load sanction & demand note generation
  • Utility conducts external connection and meter installation
  • Implementation of Outage Management System, and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system (SCADA) for improved reliability.
  • Launch of Mobile Application with real-time status tracking against Notifications. Please Click Here.