Supreme Court of India on 2 May 2014 asked the power generator National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and private sector distributor, BSES to sort out their dispute over the payments to ensure that people of Delhi (national capital) do not suffer power cuts due to it.
The direction to sort out the differences was given to the two companies by a bench of Supreme Court headed by Justice SS Nijjar and included and Justice AK Sikri. In its direction, the bench asked the two to sit together and find out a solution to the problem that came due to non-payment of dues.
NTPC, the bulk power provider to Delhi sought the permission of the apex court to begin regulated load shedding by accusing the major power suppliers Reliance Group-led BSES of not paying for the power purchased by them for distribution.
Who: NTPC and BSES
When: 2 May 2014