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RTI Act 2005
In order to provide greater transparency and accountability in the functioning of “public authorities”, the Government of India has enacted Right to Information Act 2005. The Act entitles the citizens to obtain information pertaining to public authorities, subject to compliance with prescribed procedure. The Act has been notified on June 15, 2005 and as such every “public authority” is required to publish prescribed information. Under Section 4 of the Act, all the public authorities are required to make pro-active disclosure of information. This act empowers every citizen to seek information and to gain ideas and acquire new knowledge to improve quality of life as well as to participate in the effective governance of public authorities.
How to Apply for Information
Under Section (6) of Act, any person desiring any information about APTransco under RTI Act shall make a request in English or Telugu to the PIO of APTRANSCO for the information required along with fee prescribed. The applicant is required to comply with the following conditions The applicant shall be a citizen of India. As proof of citizenship any of the proof of the following documents may be attached to the application.
  • Ration card/Pan card/Aadhar card/Electricity Bill/Driving Licence/Passport Document/Telephone Bill.
  • The applicant should mentioned the address for communication and contact number if available.
  • The information request can be made in English or in Telugu
Whom to Apply for Information

The applicant should apply to
The State Public Information Officer/APTRANSCO,
Executive Director/General
Main Building,Vidyut Soudha, Vijayawada-520004
for obtaining information of APTRANSCO

Time limit for furnishing the information

As per Section 7 Sub-section (1) subject to the provision to sub-section (2) of section 5 or the proviso to sub-section (3) of section 6, the Central Public Information Officer or State Public Information Officer, as the case may be, on receipt of a request under section6 shall, as expeditiously as possible, and in any case within thirty days of the receipt of the request, either provide the information on payment of such fee as may be prescribed or reject the request for any of the reasons specified in sections 8 and 9 of the Act.
Provided that where the information sought for concerns the life or liberty of a person, the same shall be provided within forty-eight hours of the receipt of the request.

Fee Payable and Mode of Payment(Cash,DD,Cheque etc)

Application Fee

For providing information under sub-section(1) or sub-section (5) of section 7, a fee of Rs.10/- shall be charged, by affixing court fee stamps on the application or by way of cash or postal order or demand draft or bankers cheque, payable to the Pay Officer/APTRANSCO in the form of IPO/DD or Court fee stamp or can be paid in cash to the Pay Officer / APTRANSCO / VS / Vijayawada along with application for seeking information.

Fee to be charged for providing information

  • Priced material: Publications printed mater, text, maps, plans, floppies, CDs samples, models or material in any other form, which are priced, the sale price thereof;
  • Other than Priced Material:
    • Material in printed or text form (in A4 or A3 size paper) Rs.2/- per each page per copy
    • Material in printed or text form in larger than A4 or A3 size paper actual cost thereof
    • Maps and Plans – actual cost thereof
    • Information in Electronic format viz., floppy, CD or DVD
      • Rupees fifty for Floppy of 1.44 MB
      • Rupees one hundred for CD of 700MB
      • Rupees two hundred for CD(DVD)
    • Samples and Models - actual cost thereof
    • Inspection of records – no fee for the first hour and a fee of rupees five for each subsequent hours(or fraction thereof) thereafter. As amended vide G.O.Ms.No.454 GA(I&PR.II) Department, Dt.12-12-2005.
    • Material to be sent by post- the actual postal charges in additional to the charge payable as per these rules.
      If the applicant belongs to below poverty line (BPL) category, he is not required to pay any fee. However, he should submit a proof in support of his claim to belong to the below poverty line. The application not accompanied by the prescribed fee of Rs.10/- or proof of the applicant’s belonging to below poverty line, as the case may be, shall not be a valid application under the Act and, therefore, does not entitle the applicant to get information.
Appeal Provision

Any person who, does not receive a decision within the time specified in sub-section(1) or clause (a) of sub-section(3) of section 7, or is aggrieved by a decision of the Central Public Information Officer or State Public Information Officer, as the case may be, may within thirty days from the expiry of such period or from the receipt of such a decision prefer an appeal to such officer who is senior in rank to the Central Public Information Officer or State Public Information Officer as the case may be, in each public authority:

The Appellate Authority for APTRANSCO is the Director(Grid & Transmission Management).

Provided that such officer may admit the appeal after the expiry of the period of thirty days if he or she is satisfied that the appellant was prevented by sufficient cause from filling the appeal in time.

Where an appeal is preferred against an order made by a Central Public Information Officer or a State Public Information Officer, as the case may be, under section 11 to disclose third party information, the appeal by the concerned third party shall be made within thirty days from the date of the order.

An appeal under sub-section (1) or sub-section(2) shall be disposed of within thirty days of the receipt of the appeal or within such extended period not exceeding a total of forty five days from the date of filing thereof, as the case may be, for reasons to be recorded in writing.

Zonal Office Details
SI.NO. NAME OF THE ZONE LOCATION  ADDRESS DISTRICTS COVERED
1 Chief Engineer/Vizag Zone Visakhapatnam Chief Engineer
Visakhapatnam Zone
220 KV Sub Station,
Gajuwaka SS premises,
Autonagar,
Visakhapatnam – 530026.
1.Srikakulam
2.Vizianagaram
3.Visakhapatnam
4.East Godavari
5.West Godavari
2 Chief Engineer/Vijayawada Zone Vijayawada Chief Engineer,
Vijayawada Zone,
Room No.212, First Floor,
Transco Nilayam, Gunadala,
Vijayawada – 520 004.
1.Krishna
2.Guntur
3.Prakasham
4.Nellore
3 Chief Engineer/Kadapa Zone Kadapa Chief Engineer/ Kadapa Zone,
200 KV Sub Station,
Shankarapuram,
Kadapa – 516 002.
1.Ananthapur
2.Kadapa
3.Kurnool
4.Chittoor
Energy Supplied Yearwise
Supplied Year Energy Supplied (MU) Maximum Demand Met in Mw Date Of Occurence Maximum Demand Met in Mw Date Of Occurence
2008-09 67622 9997 27-03-2009 4846 09-08-2008
2009-10 74859 10880 21-03-2010 5643 05-05-2009
2010-11 77901 11829 18-03-2011 5284 08-12-2010
2011-12 85868 11972 19-03-2012 6806 12-06-2011
2012-13 83128 11630 22-03-2013 6807 17-06-2012
2013-14 88822.9 13162 23-03-2014 5945 09-10-2013
2014-15
(Apr'14 & May'14)
15560.2 12446 03-04-2014 6600 26-05-2014
2014-15
(Jun'14 to Mar'15)
48346.9 6784 17-03-2015 3804 27-10-2014
2015-16 50387.7 7391 22-03-2016 3256 17-11-2015
2016-17 55239.9 7965 23-08-2016 3800 19-05-2016
2017-18 58817.5 8983 16-03-2018 4535 06-12-2017
Appellate Officers Address
Sl.No Name Of Office/ Administrative Unit Name, Designation Of PIO, Address Office Telephone Fax. No E-mail
1 Appellate Authority for APTRANSCO at Corporate level at Head Quarters Sri. K.Praveen Kumar APTRANSCO, Vidyut Soudha, Vijayawada
Office No.: 0866-2429209(O)
dir.grid@aptransco.co.in
Appellate Authorities of Aptransco Zones
Sl.No Name Of Office/ Administrative Unit Name, Designation Of Appellate Authority, Address Office Telephone Fax. No Cell
1 Appellate Authority Vijayawada Zone. Sri P.Suryachandram, Chief Engineer, Vijayawada Zone, Room No: 212, First floor, Transco Nilayam, Gunadala, Vijayawada - 520 004. 0866-2455614(O)
0866-2452102(F)
9440811155
2 Appellate Authority Visakhapatnam Zone. Sri. Y.Adam, Chief Engineer, Visakhapatnam Zone, 220 KV Sub Station, Gajuwaka SS premises, Autonagar, Visakhapatnam – 530026. 0891-2515312(O)
0891-2515312
9440811199
3 Appellate Authority Kadapa Zone. Sri J.Devanand, Chief Engineer/ Kadapa Zone, 220 KV Sub Station, Shankarapuram, Kadapa – 516 002. 08562-241319(O)
08562-277689(F)
9440811133
State Public Information Officer
Sl.
No.
Name of Office/
Administrative
unit
Name &
designation of
PIO, Address
Office Telephone
No.
E-mail
1 State Public
Information Officer
on behalf of
APTRANSCO at
the Corporate level
at Head Quarters
Sri. A.Chandra Sekhara Reddy
Executive Director(General)
(Corporate Communications)
APTRANSCO,
2nd Floor, Main Building,
Vidyut Soudha,
Vijayawada – 520 004
0866-2429236 ed.genl@aptransco.co.in
Public information officers of three zones of Aptransco
Sl.No Name Of Office/ Administrative Unit Name, Designation Of Appellate Authority, Address Office Telephone Fax. No Cell
1 Public Information Officer Vijayawada Zone. Supertending Engineer/OMC, Vijayawada, H.No.48-9-11/2, Gunadala, Vijayawada – 520 004. 0866-2450791 9440811154
2 Public Information Officer Visakhapatnam Zone. Superintending Engineer/OMC, Visakhapatnam, 220 KV Sub Station, Gajuwaka SS premises, Autonagar, Visakhapatnam – 530026. 0891-2514313 9440811184
3 Public Information Officer Kadapa Zone. Superintending Engineer/O&M/ Kadapa, 220 KV Sub Station, Shankarapuram, Kadapa – 516 002. 08562-243324 9440811125
Information under Section 4 of the act
Information under Section 4(1)(b) of RTI Act-2005
  • Manual of 17 points Information as per Section 4(1)(b) of RTI Act 2005
    1. The particulars of its organization, function and duties;......more
    2. The powers and duties of its officers and employees; ......more
    3. The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability;.....more
    4. The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions; ......more
    5. The rules,regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions;......more
    6. A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control;......more
    7. The particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with, or representation by, the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof;......more
    8. A statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as, to whether meetings of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public;......more
    9. A directory of its officers and employees;......more
    10. The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations;......more
    11. The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made;......more
    12. The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated, and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes;......more
    13. Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it;......more
    14. Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form;......more
    15. The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use;......more
    16. The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers;......more
    17. Such other information as may be prescribed; and thereafter update these publications every year;......more
RTI Act 4(1)(c)&(d)
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  2. Reforms Act ......more
  3. Electricity Act 2003 ......more
  4. 1st Transfer scheme ......more
  5. Amendment to 1st Transfer scheme ......more
  6. 2nd Transfer scheme ......more
  7. First Amendment to 2nd Transfer scheme ......more
  8. 2nd Amendment to 2nd Transfer scheme ......more
  9. 3rd Transfer scheme ......more
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