DISCOMs in Uttar Pradesh have filed petitions for true-up for FY 2019-20, Annual Performance Review (APR) for FY 2020-21 and for determination of Aggregate Revenue Requirement (ARR) and tariff for FY 2021-22 before the UPERC. With reference to this, the Commission has issued a public notice dated 08.04.2021 in the matter, seeking comments and suggestions from the public.

Prayas (Energy Group)’s submission highlights several crucial issues and discusses some suggestions that can be implemented in Uttar Pradesh. The submission focuses on making processes more accessible, having accountability for the smart metering program in the state, the need for realistic sales and revenue projections and power purchase planning, and required regulatory scrutiny for information submitted by the DISCOMs.