Telangana Genco Go 25 with provisions of AP reorganization Act, 2014- Guidelines 29 May 2014


In pursuance of the section 53 of the AP Reorganisation Act 2014, separate GENCO has been created for Telangana State and existing AP GENCO will continue for residuary AP State. Accordingly, Functions, Assets & Liabilities, Posts and Staff is to be transferred to the newly created Telangana GENCO. In order to implement the provisions of the said Act, the following guidelines are issued:

1. Effective Date for Transfer of Functions, Assets, Liabilities, Posts and Staff:

Effective date shall be the date on which date TG GENCO comes in to operation.

2. Transfer of functions to TG GENCO: From the effective date all the functions presently being carried out by APGENCO in the area of Telangana State shall stand transferred to TG GENCO.

3. Transfer of Power Plants to TG GENCO: As per clause C1 of Twelfth Schedule read with Section 92 of Reorganization Act 2014, all the Plants (Thermal, Hydel and Solar) located in Telangana Region shall be transferred to Telangana GENCO on as is where is basis as listed in Annexure-A.

4. Allocation of sanctioned posts to various Projects has to be allocated on “as-is-where-is” basis.

5. The sanctioned Technical posts at Headquarters among Thermal and Hydel shall be divided as per original sanction of posts in APGENCO.

6. Transfer of posts to TG GENCO: All sanctioned posts for Telangana Region Projects located in Telangana State shall stand transferred to TG GENCO with effect from Effective date. Posts at AP GENCO Head Quarter shall be divided between two GENCOs based on the principles described as follows:

a. Allocation of sanctioned technical posts at Head Quarters: A ratio will be worked out by dividing the existing thermal capacity of Andhra region including the projects under construction by the total installed thermal capacity of the State and projects under construction. A ratio will be worked out by dividing the existing thermal capacity of Telangana region including the projects under construction by the total installed thermal capacity of the State and projects under construction. Similarly, a ratio will be worked out by dividing the existing Hydel capacity of Andhra Region including Projects under Construction by the total installed Hydel capacity of the State and Projects under Construction. A ratio will be worked out by dividing the existing Hydel capacity of Telangana Region including the Projects under Construction by the total installed Hydel capacity of the State and Projects under Construction.

b. Allocation of sanctioned Common Services Posts at Head Quarters

i. A ratio for allotment of common services staff for ANDHRA/TELANGANA, will be worked out by dividing the “Sanctioned Strength in the Region” with the “Total Sanctioned Strength of APGENCO excluding Head Quarters”.

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ii. Based on this principle, head quarter posts transferred to both GENCOs are listed in Annexure-B

7. Transfer of employees between two GENCOs: The guidelines meant for Government employees shall be followed for permanent transfer of employees between two GENCOs. Pending such transfer of employees, all staff working at various Plants/Locations and Training Institute at Dr.NTTPS as on effective date shall continue to work there and draw their salaries accordingly. Staff working at Head Quarter, to the extent of posts in TG GENCO, shall be permanently transferred to TG GENCO as on effective date duly following the Government guidelines issued for allotment of staff.

8. Upon such transfer/allocation of personnel shall hold office or service under the transferee company on terms & conditions that may be determined in accordance with the transfer scheme. Provided that such terms & conditions on the transfer shall not in any way be less favourable than those which would have been applicable to them if they had been no such vesting.

9. Training Centre at Dr.NTTPS, Vijayawada: TI/Dr.NTTPS along with posts shall stand transferred to APGENCO. However TI/Dr.NTTPS shall continue to provide services to TG GENCO on cost basis as per request made by TG GENCO.

10. SRISAILAM: Srisailam Chief Engineer’s office is presently located at Srisailam Left Bank Hydro Electric Station, where as Chief Engineer’s post and his office staff are on the strength of Srisailam Right Bank Hydro Electric Station. It is proposed to shift the Chief Engineer’s office to Right Bank.

Three (3) Nos. suites in Krishnaveni Guest House and 12 rooms in Project Hostel of SLBHES are to be allotted for the use of SRBHES for a maximum period of 5 years and

necessary rental charges as per G.O.Ms.No.63, dated18.4.2011 shall be paid by
SRBHES.

11. NSHES COMPLEX: The Chief Engineer/NSHES Complex Head Quarters shall be shifted to Srisailam. The following Power Houses will be under the control of Chief Engineer/ O&M/NSHES.

a. SSLM Left Bank Power House.

b. Nagarjuna Sagar Power House.
c. Nagarjuna Sagar Left Canal Power House.
d. Pulichintala Hydro Electric Scheme(O&M)
e. Priyadarshini Jurala Hydro Electric Scheme.
f. Lower Jurala Hydro Electric Scheme (O&M)
g. All the Power Houses under the control of SE/MHS/ Pochampad except PABR.
h. AMRPLIS/Puttamgandi.
i. Solar Power Plant (1.0 MW) at PJHES.

Six (6) rooms in the 24 room project Hostel (Vidyut Sadan) will be allotted for the use of NSRCPH for a maximum period of five (5) years on rental basis. Rental charges to be paid as per G.O.Ms. No.63, dated 18.4.2011.

12. Nagarjunasagar Tail Pond Dam and Power House (2×25 MW): Power house, staff colony, stores, office buildings and guest houses are situated in Guntur District and hence comes under residual Andhra Pradesh. Dam is across the river connecting the banks of both states i.e., left bank Telangana and right bank Andhra Pradesh. The project is under construction. About 90% of the work is completed so far and is likely to be completed by 31.12.2014.

13. The dam is purely for pumped storage operation and power generation at NS Tail Pond Dam Power House.

14. As there is no irrigation component, no day-to-day operations are involved. Hence the operation and maintenance of the dam shall be under the control of NS Tail Pond Dam

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Power House for better coordination. However, as the cost of the dam is chargeable to NSPH necessary O&M charges of the same shall be reimbursed by NSPH to NSTPD.

15. MACHKUND POWER HOUSE

Machkund Power House with an installed capacity of 120 MW is a joint project with Orissa and Andhra Pradesh with 30%:70% shares respectively. The Power house is situated in Orissa State. The assets of A.P. Government in this project will be transferred to the Government of residual Andhra Pradesh. However, power of AP share shall be shared between AP & TG States as per AP Re-organisation Act, 2014.

16. A.P.POWER HOUSE BALIMELA 2×30 MW.

The Power House is situated in Orissa. The project construction is held up since 1992 and is proposed to be executed jointly with Government of Orissa on 50:50 basis. This project stands transferred to the residual State of Andhra Pradesh. However, power of AP share shall be shared between AP & TG States as per AP Re-organisation Act, 2014.

17. TB DAM POWER HOUSE COMPLEX

TB Dam Power House Complex consisting of Dam Power House (4×9 MW) and Hampi Power House (4×9 MW) is a joint project between Government of Karnataka and Govt. of Andhra Pradesh with 20%:80% shares respectively. The assets of this project may be transferred to Govt. of residual Andhra Pradesh. However, power of AP share shall be shared between AP & TG States as per AP Re-organisation Act, 2014.

18. General Assets/Liabilities: Special tools and equipments, material handling equipments, earth movers, bulldozers, concrete mixtures, cranes, trailers, heavy and light vehicles, furniture, fixtures, office equipments, air conditioners, refrigerators, computers and signal systems, spares, consumables, raw materials, lands and civil works installations including roads, buildings, schools, dispensaries, testing laboratories and equipments, training centers, workshops, works in progress, machineries and equipments set for repairs, scraps and obsolete shall be shared on ‘as-is-where-is’ basis except at head quarters. At head quarters movable assets shall be divided as per the government guidelines.

19. APPDCL

The Equity of APGENCO and Government of Andhra Pradesh shall be retained by Andhra Pradesh (Residual). 17.45% of APCPDCL share of equity will be transferred to APSPDCL in accordance with GO Ms NO 20 of Energy Department dated 08-05-2014 due to transfer of 2 Districts of Ananthapur and Kurnool to APSPDCL . The plant is located in the District of Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore and it is in the geographical area of the residual state of Andhra Pradesh and hence, as per the Andhra Pradesh Re-organisation Act, 2014 the Assets and Liabilities of SDSTPS will be retained by Andhra Pradesh (Residual). The remaining assets and liabilities of APPDCL Head Quarters will be distributed among Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in the population ratio.

Man Power of APPDCL: Sanctioned posts of SDSTPS will go to Andhra Pradesh (Residual) as these posts are exclusively sanctioned for SDSTPS. There are no posts sanctioned at head quarters either for SDSTPS or head quarter of APPDCL.

Disinvestments by certain DISCOMs: In case of any disinvestment of APPDCL equity by CPDCL and NPDCL the first right of refusal should be given to the residual state of Andhra Pradesh or its nominees/assignees.

Management of APPDCL: The management of APPDCL will be in the hands of the residual State of Andhra Pradesh in view of its share holding (residual State of Andhra Pradesh and its concerns). The two distribution companies i.e., CPDCL and NPDCL may nominate its nominees as Directors on the Board of APPDCL as long as the above two companies continues as share holders by having more than 10% equity.

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20. ALLOTMENT OF COAL BLOCKS- It has been done after taking into account end use projects.

Name of coal Mineab End Use Reserves for
No block le Projects State of State of
.   Reserve   Andhra Telanga
    s   Pradesh na
      1X800 MW    
1 Suliyari Belwar 150 Unit at Dr. 75 75
      NTTPS,    
      1X800 MW    
      unit at    
         
      1X600 MW    
2 Tadicherla-I 45 unit at Nil 45
      Kakatiya    
      Thermal    
      Power    
      Project    
      1X800 MW    
      unit at    
3 SARPAL-   Srikakulam    
  NAUPARA 280 and 1X800 140 140
      MW unit at    
      Kakatiya    
      Thermal    
      Power    
      Project,    
      Stage-III    
  Total 475   215 260

Nuagon Telishhi: Mineable Reserves are 450 million tonnes and end use projects are identified as 3×800 MW Units at Srikakulam and 5×800 MW Units at Vodarevu at the time of allocation. The said units are not yet grounded and hence, the mineable reserves may be allocated to both the States as per the ratio 58.32:41.68 to APGENCO & TG GENCO to both the States and necessary request may be made to the Ministry of Coal, Government of India for change of end use projects by the successor entities.

The office space at head quarters between APGENCO & Telangana GENCO shall be shared in the ratio of 58.32:41.68.

21. IT Infrastructure and ERP Software: IT infrastructure, System software, General software and ERP software at Head Quarter will be used jointly by both GENCOs till both GENCOs create their own IT Infrastructure and software. Operation and maintenance cost of such common infrastructure shall be shared by both GENCOs on installed capacity of power stations in both the Regions. For the purpose of operational convenience, Operation and Maintenance will be handled by AP GENCO as all the licenses for System Software and ERP etc are in the name of APGENCO. On creation of separate IT infrastructure by both GENCOs, IT hardware shall be divided between two GENCOs based on installed capacity of power stations in the both the Regions. All software which are licensed in the name of APGENCO will be retained by APGENCO as same cannot be transferred to TG GENCO.

22. Contracts under progress: As per section 60(1) (a) of the Act, All the contracts which cover works exclusively for Telangana Region Plants, shall get transferred to TG GENCO along with corresponding liability. Contracts which cover works spread over both the states (for example suplly of coal, oil, and any other centralised items), shall be executed by APGENCO and allocated based on the installed capacity to both the Region Plants/successors entities till the contract are completed or foreclosed.

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23. Rights and obligations of third parties restricted: Upon the transfer being effected in accordance with the provisions of the Act and these rules, the rights and obligations of all persons shall be restricted to the Transferee to whom they are assigned to and notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in any deed, documents, instruments, agreements or arrangements which such person has with the Board, he shall not claim any right or interest against the transferor company or any other transferee company.

24. Pending suits, Proceedings etc.: All Proceedings of whatever nature by or against the company pending on the date of these rules shall not abate or discontinue or otherwise in anyway prejudicial be affected by reason of the transfer scheme mentioned in the Act and in these rules but the Proceedings may be continued, prosecuted and enforced by or against the Government or after the transfer of the Undertakings, by or against the notified transferee to whom the same are assigned in accordance with the transfer scheme only and nobody else. Such Proceedings may be continued in the same manner and to the same extent as it would or might have been continued, prosecuted and enforced by or against the Board if the transfers specified in these rules had not been made.

25. Balance Sheet of TG GENCO and APGENCO: APGENCO assets and liabilities shall be transferred to TG GENCO & APGENCO as per format given in Annexure-C.

26. Any other issue: Any issue not covered above shall be decided by both GENCOs in accordance with the principles laid down in the Reorganization Act 2014.

02 MD, APGENCO shall take further necessary action for transfer of functions, assets, liabilities posts and employees to TG GENCO accordingly.

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