- Formation & Functions:
The Government of Andhra Pradesh have constituted The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission
on 31.03.1999, an autonomous statutory Electricity Regulatory Commission, to balance the interest of all the stake
holders in the electricity industry and to promote healthy growth of the power sector in the State. Consequent to
the creation of The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission, the State is divested of its regulatory
functions. However, the State Government shall have the power to issue policy directions and over all planning and
co-ordination on the matters concerning electricity in the State. The Commission shall act as the body which issues
and enforces licences for transmission and distribution of electrical energy in the State and strives for
optimisation of costs and improvement in consumer service by promoting competition. The Commission also
prescribes standards of performance for the licensees and would gather information periodically to ensure
compliance to the prescribed standards. The Commission has been vested with authority to prevent monopoly abuse
and to regulate and adjudicate on tariffs and related issues and also to act as a body to resolve or to set up
machinery for speedy resolution of disputes between the licensees.
- Present Chairman & Members:
Presently Sri C.R.Sekhar Reddy the senior most Member of the Commission is discharging the functions of the Chairman View Profile & Press Release & Sri.R.Ashoka Chari is Member View Profile .
- Past Chairman and Members:
The Commission had been initially formed with distinguished people from Administrative, Technical & Financial background.
The founder Chairman is Sri. G.P. Rao, and subsequently Sri K.Swaminathan
held the office till 27-1-2008 and Sri. A. Raghotham Rao IAS(Retd), former Chief Secretary of the State of Andhra
Pradesh held the office till 24-04-2013, and Sri. Surinder Pal ,Sri. A.V. Subba Rao ,amp; Sri. D. Lakshminarayana & Sri. R. Radha Kishen are Members.
Sri. Surinder Pal succeeded Sri D. Lakshminarayana and held the office till
16th June 2008, Sri. K. Sreerama Murthy succeeded Sri. A.V. Subba Rao as Member and held office till 3rd June, 2006. Sri. R. Radha Kishen succeeded Sri. K. Sreerama Murthy and held office till 15th June 2011.
- Organization Structure:
View the Organization Chart, showing the detailed structure & hierarchy of the Organization.
- Staff strength:
The Commission is having a Commission Secretary and four Directors one each looking after the Administration,
Engineering, Law and Tariff functions of the Commission. There are a few Joint Directors and Deputy Directors to
assist the Commission in its functioning. Support staff help the officers carry out their routine work. View
the full list of sanctioned strength of Officers and Staff here.
- Job Description:
The qualifications required for the job and the full job description of each of the Officers' posts is given in detail here.