CERC Recruitment 2020: The Ministry of Power has posted a job vacancy for the engagement of Member (Law) at the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC). Candidates having judicial qualifications with experience can apply for the job before September 11.
In a notification issued on August 1, the Ministry said, “Applications/ nominations are invited in the proforma enclosed at Annexure from suitable persons having qualification and experience as mentioned above for appointment as Member, CERC so as to reach the Ministry latest by 5.30 p.m. on 11.9.2020, addressed to the Director (R&R), Ministry of Power, 2nd Floor (Room No.223), Shram Shakti Bhavan, Rafi Marg, New Delhi – 110001. Those who had applied in response to earlier vacancy circulars dated 30.04.2019 and 03.10.2019 need not apply again. The application/nominations in prescribed proforma may also be sent through email at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com within the stipulated time.”
Qualification for the post
Supreme Court pronounced judgement on April 14, 2018, in the Civil Appeal No. 14697 of 2015 – State of Gujarat & Others vs. Utility Users' Welfare Association & Others. As per the above judgment of the Supreme Court, a Member of the Commission shall be a person, who is, or has been holding a judicial office or is a person possessing professional qualifications with substantial experience in the practice of law, who has the requisite qualifications to have been appointed as a Judge of the High Court or a District Judge.
Appointment to the post of Member, CERC is governed by the relevant provision of the Electricity Act and the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Salaries, Allowances and other Conditions of Service of Chairperson and Members) Rules, 2004, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Salary, allowances and other conditions of service of Chairperson and Members) Amendment Rules 2010 and Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Salary, allowances and other conditions of service of Chairperson and Members) Amendment Rules 2018.
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