Transfer of Ananthapur and Kurnool Districts from CPDCL to SPDCL Guidelines


G.O.Ms.No. 24  Dated: 29 May 2014 As the two districts of Ananthapur and Kurnool fall within the residual state of AP, in accordance with Schedule XII of Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act 2014, it is necessary to reassign the distribution business of these two districts to the present APSPDCL from APCPDCL. The assets and liabilities shall be reassigned to APSPDCL as per the Section 53 of the Act. To facilitate the reassignment of the distribution business of the two districts of Ananthapur and Kurnool to APSPDCL as per the Act, following guidelines are issued.

Effective Date/Appointed Date: The Effective/Appointed date for transfer of thebusiness is 02.06.2014.

Employees: All the employees working in Kurnool and Ananthapur circles on theappointed day will continue to work in the same places till the final allotment of employees to the respective DISCOMS is completed in accordance with guidelines to be issued by government separately in this regard. Their salaries will be paid by APCPDCL and reimbursed by APSPDCL on monthly basis till the final allotment is completed. Provisional allocation of staff will be done as per State Government guidelines.

Posts:

(i)   All the Sanctioned posts of the operational units shown below in the districts of Ananthapur and Kurnool will be reassigned to APSPDCL Circle Office Division Office Sub Division Office

Section Office Electricity Revenue Office M&P , Transformers, Construction, DPE, Assessment Offices

(ii)               Kurnool Zonal Office: The zonal office caters to Kurnool, Ananthapur and Mahabubnagar districts. The sanctioned posts of the Kurnool zonal office will be apportioned between APSPDCL and APCPDCL, by considering the weighted average of the cost drivers identified by APERC for allocating the Employee costs and A&G costs viz., 20% to number of consumers existing.

10% to number of DTRs existing.70% to Length of lines and number of sub-stations. This cost is allocated between number of sub-stations and length of lines in the ratio of 70: 30.

For calculating the ratio of each of the above parameters, the values of Kurnool and Ananthapur are taken in the numerator and that of Kurnool, Ananthapur and Mahabubnagar in the denominator. The percentage of posts to be transferred to APSPDCL is at Annexure 1.

(iii)             APCPDCL Corporate Office: For apportioning the sanctioned posts of thecorporate office, the values of the above three parameters of Kurnool and Ananthapur are taken in the numerator and that of entire APCPDCL in the denominator. One post of Director will be transferred to SPDCL. The percentage of posts to be transferred to APSPDCL is at Annexure-2. Details are at Annexure-1.

(iv)             Consumer Grievances Redressal Forum (Rural): This office caters to Kurnool, Ananthapur, Mahabubnagar, Medak and Nalgonda districts. For the apportioning of the posts of this office, the values of the above three parameters of Kurnool and Ananthapur are taken in the numerator and that of Kurnool, Ananthapur, Mahabubnagar, Medak and Nalgonda are taken in the denominator. The percentage of posts to be transferred to APSPDCL are at Annexure-1.

Pension and Gratuity Trust: Actuarial valuation of the trust has to be conductedafter the employees are finally allotted to APCPDCL and APSPDCL to determine

(a)     the unfunded liability of the employees transferred

(b)   the unfunded liability of the existing pensioners of Kurnool and Ananthapur circles

(c)    The balance of the fund that has to be transferred to APSPDCL Pension and Gratuity Trust.

The amount so arrived at shall be transferred by APCPDCL to APSPDCL. APSPDCL shall be responsible for all the terminal benefits of employees transferred from APCPDCL to APSPDCL as well as those pertaining to existing pensioners of Kurnool and Ananthapur circles.

APCPDCL PF Trust: The share of the employees transferred to APSPDCL in the PFTrust will be transferred by APCPDC to APSPDCL PF Trust after the final allocation of the employees.

APSEE Master Trust: The Andhra Pradesh State Electricity Employees Master Trustshall release the pension and terminal benefits as per the existing procedure to APSPDCL, for the pensioners and the employees allotted to APSPDCL.

Employees transferred to APSPDCL shall be deemed to have entered into an agreement with APSPDCL to repay the loans, advances and other sums due or otherwise perform the obligations under taken by him/her to the APCPDCL which remain outstanding against him/her as per the original term and conditions.

All proceedings including disciplinary proceedings pending against the employees prior the effective date, transferred to APSPDCL, which may relate to misconduct, lapses or acts of commission or omission committed before the effective date shall not abate and will be continued by APSPDCL

Provided that all disciplinary cases finalized as on effective date shall not be reopened by APSPDCL.

Billing: The data base of LT and HT consumers of APCPDCL has to be migrated tothe billing application of APSPDCL. Correspondingly, the software in the SBMs of Kurnool and Ananthapur circles has to be modified so that it becomes compatible with the APSPDCL billing software.

Cash Flow: The Cash and Bank balances in the accounts of APCPDCL as on01.06.2014, in Kurnool and Ananthapur circles shall be transferred to APCPDCL. The cash collected from 2.06.2014 has to be transferred to APSPDCL. APSPDCL has to take care of Cash Flow management with effect from 02.06.2014, by passing necessary board Resolutions.

XI. Data Migration: The data of the two circles of Ananthapur and Kurnool as on1.06.2014 related to Revenue and Accounts has to be ported to APSPDCL server.

Material Management: Material ordered by APCPDCL will continue to be deliveredto Kurnool and Ananthapur stores till the pending orders are fulfilled by the vendors even after 2.6.2014. APCPDCL will make the payment and will have to be reimbursed by APSPDCL. The applicable taxes as on the date of delivery of the material have to be levied and remitted according to the legal provisions applicable in respect of the same.

Taxes: APSPDCL and APCPDCL have to file necessary applications to Taxauthorities to obtain licenses as may be required.

Delegation of Powers: The relevant powers delegated to the field officers byAPSPDCL shall be made applicable to Kurnool and Ananthapur circles. The modules of the ERP package in use in Kurnool and Ananthapur circles shall be customized by APSPDCL to match the work flow and delegation of powers in APSPDCL.

Energy Audit:

Three 33KV feeders originating in Krishna District of APSPDCL are serving the consumers of APCPDCL in Nalgonda district. Similarly, two 11KV feeders originating in Kurnool district are serving consumers of APCPDCL in Mahabubnagar district. These five feeders have to be segregated by APCPDCL. The details of the feeders are in Annexure-3.

One 11KV feeder originating in Mahabubnagar district of APCPDCL is serving consumers of Kurnool district. This feeder has to be segregated by APSPDCL. The details of the feeder are in Annexure-3.

Two 11KV feeders originating from Srisailam Right bank project switching station of APGENCO in Kurnool district are serving consumers in Mahabubnagar district of APCPDCL. Similarly, two 11KV feeders originating from the same switching station is serving GENCO quarters and GENCO Power house of Srisailam left bank. It is not possible to segregate these feeders in view of reserve forest permissions. Hence, GENCO has to erect 33kv/11KV features at left bank in order to transfer the above four 11KV feeders to APCPDCL. The details of the feeders are at Annexure-4.

Agreements: On the transfer and vesting of the distribution business of Kurnool andAnanthapur circles to APSPDCL in terms of the Act, APSPDCL shall be responsible in respect of Ananthapur and Kurnool for all contracts, rights, deeds, schemes, bonds, agreements, and other instruments of whatever nature to which APCPDCL was initially a party, subsisting or having effect on the effective date in the same manner as APCPDCL was liable immediately before the effective date and the same shall be in force and effect against or in favour of APSPDCL and may be enforced effectively as if APSPDCL had been a party thereto instead of APCPDCL .

Adjustments:

The demand raised in Kurnool and Ananthapur circles in the month of June, 2014 in respect of areas where the monthly billing is followed and half of the demand raised in July 2014 in respect of areas where bi monthly billing is followed, will have to be transferred by APSPDCL to APCPDCL, since these amounts pertain to power consumption of May, 2014 which is to be paid for by APCPDCL to the generators.

In respect of O&M bills pending for payment as on 01.06.2014 for the period prior to 02.06.2014, APSPDCL shall pass the bills and arrange payment at their end. APCPDCL shall reimburse this amount to APSPDCL.

In respect of the bills for capital works relating to the period prior to 2.6.2014, the payment shall be arranged by APSPDCL.

Assets and Liabilities :

The assets and liabilities of the two circles of Kurnool and Ananthapur have to be transferred to APSPDCL as per sections 53 and 68(2) of the Act. The basis for apportionment of the Assets and liabilities between APSPDCL and APCPDCL is the Audited Balance Sheet of APCPDCL as on 01.06.20144

Accordingly, the Assets and Liabilities have to be apportioned as shown below (Details in Annexure 2)

(i)     Headquarters of APCPDCL – On population basis

(ii)   Assets and Liabilities which can clearly be assigned to the operational units (Kurnool and Ananthapur Districts) be assigned to APSPDCL based on the location.

(iii)Assets and Liabilities which cannot be clearly assigned to any operational unit shall be apportioned based on average energy consumption in the last Five years.

(iv)The assets and liabilities of the employees can be segregated only after the employees are finally assigned to the respective Discoms. These assets and liabilities will be determined on the date of transfer of employees from APCPDCL to APSPDCL. As regards assets side, which includes for instance advances to employees, they will be reduced in the books of accounts of APCPDCL in lieu of receipt of cash from APSPDCL for the same amount. As regards liabilities, they will be transferred to APSPDCL by reducing the same on the liabilities side and by transferring cash for the same amount to APSPDCL.

On the finalization of Audited Balance sheet as on 1.06.2014 the balances of Assets and liabilities will be adopted in the books of APCPDCL and APSPDCL after duly complying with provisions of the Companies Act 2013.

Loan Agreements: Amended loan agreements with the Financial Institutions andBanks have to separately signed by APCPDCL and APSPDCL after apportionment of the loans. If the loans transferred to the APSPDCL have security of the assets of APCPDCL as charge, corresponding assets of APSPDCL shall be identified and fresh charge shall be created in favour of bank or financial institution. Similar action has to be taken by APCPDCL for the charge on the assets transferred to APSPDCL.

Court Cases: For all the court cases of Ananthapur and Kurnool circles transferred,APSPDCL shall take necessary legal action for change of petitioner/respondent.

Any differences arising after the bifurcation in calculating income and expenditure of the prior period have to be mutually resolved by the two distribution companies.

CMD, APCPDCL and CMD, APSPDCL shall take necessary action accordingly.

Annexure-A…

Annexure to G.O.Ms.No. 24   Energy (CC) Department, dt:29-05-2014)

Annexure-I

EMPLOYEE COST DETAILS

I. APCPDCL

 

ATP & % of ATP
Sl No Parameters Unit CPDCL KNL & KRNL
1 2 3 4 5 6=5/4*100
1 Consumers Rs 2201420922 558208421 25.36
2 Substation Rs 5286415820 1425092840 26.96
3 Line length Rs 2101139597 532117215.6 25.33
4 DTR Rs 1253817278 337611016.1 26.93
Total Rs 10842793617 2853029493 26.31
II. Kurnool Zone
Kurnool ATP & % of ATP
Sl No Parameters Unit Zone KNL & KRNL
1 2 3 4 5 6=5/4*100
1 Consumers Rs 784025845 558208421 71.20
2 Substation Rs 2337830873 1425092840 60.96
3 Line length Rs 1043795438 532117216 50.98
4 DTR Rs 534153020 337611016 63.20
Total Rs 4699805176 2853029493 60.71

III. CGRF-Rural

ATP & % of ATP
Sl No Parameters Unit CGRF KNL & KRNL
1 2 3 4 5 6=5/4*100
1 Consumers Rs 1287312616 558208421 43.36
2 Substation Rs 4136162314 1425092840 34.45
3 Line length Rs 1729151008 532117216 30.77
4 DTR Rs 954917939.6 337611016 35.35
Total Rs 8107543878 2853029493 35.19

Annexure-2

Operationalisation of Section 53 and Section 68 of AP Reorganisation Act 2014 for APCPDCL

Item SUB HEAD Basis of Apportionment
HEAD
QUARTERS OF Population
APCPDCL
II. Section 53(a) Apportionment of Assets and Liabilities
Item SUB HEAD Basis of Apportionment
LIABILITIES
SCH 5 – SHARE Equity Share Capital Balancing Item
CAPITAL
SCH 6 Consumer  Contributions,  Subsidies& Grants
RESERVES & towards capital assets Geographical
SURPLUS
GIS Insurance & Saving Fund
Employees Division
Self funding Medical
Statutory Reserves Energy
Surplus Energy
SCH  7 LONG
TERM a. Term Loans -from Banks
BORROWINGS 7(a),(b),(c),(d) Geographical,
b .Loan from GoAP Energy depending on the purpose
for which liability was created
c. Term Loans-from Other parties
d. APSEB Bond 2004
SCH 8 – OTHER
LONG TERM Employee Liabilities Employees Division
LIABILITIES
Vendor Deposits Geographical
Contribution Works
Bid Deposit Geographical
Other Liabilities
SCH  9 LONG
TERM Gratuity Employees Division
PROVISIONS

 

Leave Encashment
SCH 10 – SHORT
TERM Borrowings for Working Capital Energy
BORROWINGS
SCH 11 – TRADE Trade Payables Energy
PAYABLES
SCH 12 – OTHER 12(a) Geographical
CURRENT
12(b) Energy as the case may be
LIABILITIES Current Maturities of Long Term Loans
Employee Related Liabilities Employees Division
Statutory Liability
Advance from Customers
Consumer Deposits
Geographical
Govt. of AP SC/ST Payable
Inter Unit Accounts
Interest payable to customers
APCPDCL Pension & Gratuity Fund
Employees Division
APCPDCL GPF Trust
Other Liabilities
Advance from Others & Other Liabilities
Geographical
FSA Payables
SCH 13 – SHORT
TERM Provision for Employee Cost
PROVISIONS
Provision for Admn. Expenses
Provision for Compensation Geographical
Provision for CWIP
Provision for Interest
Provision for O & M Works
Provision for Income Tax Energy

Audit Fee Payable

ASSETS
SCH 14 – FIXED Tangible Assets (Gross)
ASSETS
Land&Land Rights
Buildings
Civil Works
Plant and Machinery
Lins&CableNtwrk etc
Mtrs&MtringEquipment
Geographical
Vehicles
Furn&Fxtrs
Office Equipments
Cmptrs and IT Eqpmnt
Airconditioners
Low Value Assets
Accumulated Depreciation
Net Fixed Assets
Intangible Assets – Computer Software
Energy
Accumulated   Depreciation   on Computer
Software
Capital Work in Progress Geographical
SCH 15 – NON – Investments in Body Corporates & Government Energy
CURRENT Securities
INVESTMENTS
SCH 16
DEFERRED TAX Deferred Tax Asset Energy
ASSETS (NET)

 

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SCH 17 – LONG
TERM LOANS Loans & Advances to Employees Employees Division
AND ADVANCES
Deposits with Court Geographical
Capital Advances Energy
SCH 18 – OTHER
NON-CURRENT Long Term Receivables from Employees Employee Division
ASSETS
SCH 19
CURRENT Stores and Spares Geographical
INVENTORIES
SCH 20 – TRADE Trade Receivables (Sundry Debtors)
RECEIVABLES Geographical
Less: Provision for Doubtful Debts
Net Sundry Debtors
SCH 21 – CASH
AND CASH Cash and Bank Balances Energy
EQUIVALENTS
SCH 22 – SHORT
TERM LOANS Receivables from Employees
AND ADVANCES Employees Division
Loans & Advances to Employees
Advance Tax
Advance to Suppliers
Energy
Government Receivables
Provision for Govt. Recbls. – Additional Power
SCH 23 – OTHER
CURRENT Fixed Assets retired from active use Geographical
ASSETS
Interest Accrued on Invesments Energy
Unbilled Revenue Geographical
FSA Revenue – Receivables Geographical
APSEE Master P & G Trust Place of drawl of Pension
Other Receivables Energy

 

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