Dec 21,2019 | 18 min read

Gas, Power Meters No specifications prescribed under Act: Plea

Author - Advocate Shantha Raman

In the High Court of Delhi, a PIL has been filed by NGO Dignity Restoration & Grievance Settlement Association (Dignity) against Government of NCT of Delhi & Others through Advocate Shantha Devi Raman.

The Delhi High Court has directed the Centre and the AAP government to respond to the plea that no specifications have been set by the authorities to make certain quality as well as uniformity of the PNG and electricity meters under Legal Metrology Act.

A Bench comprising of Hon’ble Chief Justice D. N. Patel and Justice C. Hari Shankar has also issued notice to Delhi Jal Board seeking their stand on the plea that their tenders violate the provisions of Legal Metrology Act.

The petitioner has contended that since no specifications were prescribed, power distribution companies (discoms) and Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL), which supplies piped gas in the city are unable to maintain standards which ultimately affect the safety and interest of common man. «Read More »

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Shantha Raman

Shantha is a Senior Partner with Law Offices of India having rich experience of around 3 decades in litigation, arbitration and corporate practices.She has been an integral part of various conferences and conclaves focusing on various socio-economic and legal genres.She is advising a number of MNC’s, domestic corporate entities and high net worth individuals in joint venture projects and rendered consultancy services on legal and statutory documentations & procedures.