JERC Recruitment – Ombudsman Vacancies – Last Date 15 May 2017

Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC)


Address:  2 nd Floor, HSIIDC Office Complex, Vanijya Nikunj Complex, Udyog Vihar, Phase V, Gurgaon, Haryana
Pay scale ( वेतन ) : The Ombudsman so appointed shall be eligible to receive a consolidated remuneration of Rs.55,000/- (Fifty Five Thousand Only). He shall be also entitled to Rs. 10,000/- per month as conveyance allowance and Rs. 1000/- towards use of mobile for official purpose. In case of travel outside Head-quarter, he shall be entitled to travel expenses limited to economy class airfare and TA/DA as eligible to Class-1 officers of the rank of Joint Secretary in the Central Government. He shall also be entitled to 12 days casual leave in a calendar year.
Eligibility criteria ( योग्यता ) : A person willing to apply for the post of Ombudsman shall be a person of integrity, repute and standing in any of the areas of law, management, engineering, finance, economics, commerce, public administration and shall either be a former judge not below the rank of District Judge, or a retired civil servant not below the rank of Additional Secretary to the Government of India or Principal Secretary to a State Government or equivalent, or a person who has worked for at least three (3) years as member of a regulatory body or Chief Executive Officer/Functional Director of an electricity or electricity related utility.
Age limit ( आयु सीमा ) : 65 years
Last date to apply for this job ( अंतिम तारीख ) : 05/15/2017
How to apply ( आवेदन कैसे करे ) : Interested candidates may send their application alongwith attested copies of the supporting documents/testimonials and two references of responsible persons of the area latest by 15thMay, 2017.
General instructions ( सामान्य निर्देश ) : The JERC (Appointment and Functioning of Ombudsman) Regulations, 2009 and its amendments are available on the website of the Commission i.e. under the sub-head ‘Regulations’ as well as ‘Notice Board’.
Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) Official Website :

About Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC)

To consolidate the laws relating to generation, transmission, distribution, trading and use of electricity and generally for taking measures conducive to development of electricity industry, promoting competition therein, protecting interest of consumers and supply of electricity to all areas, rationalization of electricity tariff, ensuring transparent policies regarding subsidies, promotion of efficient and environmentally benign policies, constitution of Central Electricity Authority, Regulatory Commissions and establishment of Appellate Tribunal and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto, The Electricity Act 2003 was enacted by Government of India.

In exercise of the powers conferred by the Electricity Act 2003 the Central Government constituted a Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for all Union Territories except Delhi to be known as “ Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for Union Territories” with Headquarter at Delhi as notified vide notification no. 23/52/2003-R&R dated 2nd May 2005. Later with the joining of the state of Goa, the Commission came to be known as “Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for the state of Goa and Union Territories” as notified vide notification no. 23/52/2003-R&R (Vol. II) dated 30th May 2008.

The Commission is a two-member body designated to function as an autonomous authority responsible for regulation of the power sector in the state of Goa and Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar, Lakshadweep, Chandigarh, Daman & Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Puducherry The powers and the functions of the Commission are as prescribed in the Electricity Act 2003. The Head Office of the Commission presently is located in the district town of Gurgaon, Haryana and falls in the National Capital Region.

All proceedings before the Commission are deemed to be judicial proceedings within the meaning of sections 193 and 228 of the Indian Penal Code and the Commission is deemed to be a Civil court for the purposes of sections 345 and 346 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973. The Commission has the power to act as arbitrator or nominate arbitrators to adjudicate and settle disputes arising between licensees.

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for the state of Goa and Union Territories started to function with effect from August 2008 with the objectives and purposes for which the Commission has been established.
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Office Address: The Secretary
Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for the state of Goa and Union Territories
‘Vanijya Nikunj’, 2nd Floor
Udyog Vihar, Phase V
Gurgaon, (122016) Haryana
Telephone : +91(124) 2342851-53
Telefax: +91(124) 2342853
E-mail: [email protected]

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