In accordance with section 28 and 29 of Electricity Act, 2003 roles and functions
are as under:
i)The RLDCs shall be the Apex Body to ensure integrated
operation of power system in the concerned Region.
ii)The RLDCs shall comply with such principles, guidelines
and methodologies in respect of wheeling and optimum scheduling and
despatch of electricity as specified by the Central Commission in the
iii)The RLDCs shall:
- be responsible for optimum scheduling and despatch of
electricity within the region in accordance with the contracts entered into with
the licensees or the generating companies
operating in the region.
- monitor grid operations.
- keep accounts of quantity of electricity transmitted through the regional grid.
- exercise supervision
and control over the inter-State transmission system.
- be responsible for carrying out real time operation
for grid control and despatch of electricity within
the region through secure and economic operation of the regional grid in accordance
with the Grid standards and Grid code.
iv) The RLDCs may give such directions and exercise
such supervision and control as may be required for ensuring stability of the grid
operations and for achieving the maximum economy and efficiency in the operation
of the power system in the region under its control.