S.V.A. Steel Re-Rolling Mills Ltd. Etc. Etc. Vs. State of Kerala & Ors. Etc. Etc.

S.V.A. Steel Re-Rolling Mills Ltd. Etc. Etc. Vs. State of Kerala & Ors. Etc. Etc.
Industrial Incentive
Civil Appeal Nos. 10103-10106 of 2010-Decided on 6-2-2014 with C.A.Nos.10107-10108, 10110-10114, 10116-10121, 10123 OF 2010 and C.A.No.4035 of 2007-Decided on 6-2-2014.
the respondent-State had assured the manufacturing units to be set up in the State of Kerala that electricity connection would be given to the projects which might be set up and they would be exempted from power cut for a period of 5 years from the date of commencement of commercial production. Such new units were also given certain exemption in relation to payment of electricity duty for a period of five years….. the respondent-State was not wholly fair when it extended benefit to the appellants only for the period during which electricity supply was reduced to less than 50% on certain days….. We, therefore, hold that the benefit extended by the respondent State is not sufficient. The respondent-State ought to have extended the period even for the days when supply of electricity was more than 50% but not 100% as assured under G.O. dated 21.5.1990 and 6.2.1992. We, therefore, direct the respondents to give the said benefit by extending the period of incentive...read more