Maharashtra Imposes Electricity Duty on Consumption by parties other than DISCOMS in a Body Blow


Madam Cama Marg, Hutatma Rajguru Chowk, Mantralaya, Mumbai 400 032, dated the 21st October 2016.



No. ELD. 2016/CR. 252/Energy-1.-In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 3 and Schedule A, B and C of the Maharashtra Electricity Duty Act, 2016 (Mah. XX.VI of 2016) and of all other powers enabling it in this behalf, and in supersession of the Government Notification, Industries, Energy and Labour Department, No. ELD. 2015/CR. 21/NRG. 1, dated the 13th April 2015 the Government of Maharashtra hereby specifies with effect from the billing month of September 2016, the rates mentioned in column (3) of the Tables appended here to, to be the rates at which the electricity duty shall be levied and paid in respect of the consumption of energy mentioned in column (2) of the said Tables.

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1 Response to Maharashtra Imposes Electricity Duty on Consumption by parties other than DISCOMS in a Body Blow

  1. Would you know whether the above directive applies to rooftop PV systems deployed for self use which are less than 1 MW capacity. Who do you pay the duty to ? To state govt through SGST or How ?


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