The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy treats lockdown as force majeure
April 22, 2020
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has directed Renewable Energy (RE) implementing agencies to treat the lockdown due to COVID-19 as Force Majeure and grant an extension of time for renewable energy projects on this account. The extension of time will be for the period of lockdown plus 30 (thirty) days to provide for normalisation after the end of the lockdown. This is a blanket extension that will not require a case to case examination nor a need to give evidence for such extension.
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