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Comments invited on draft guidelines for procurement of wind power through bidding

With India presently having a wind power installed capacity of around 32GW, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (“MNRE”) has invited comments on the draft guidelines for procurement of wind power through bidding. The draft guidelines have been formulated to promote competition and transparency through the process of bidding as required in terms of section 63 of the Electricity Act, 2003. The draft guidelines identifies the participants in the bidding process and outlines the pre-bid and post-bid activities and documentation to be fulfilled while undertaking the bidding process. A copy of the draft guidelines can be found here. Comments are requested by April 21, 2017.

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Canadian Employee Relocation Council calls for Sweeping Changes to Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Background: The Canadian Employee Relocation Council (CERC) has written to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human resources, Skills and Social Development with recommendations for improving the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP).

CERC cites the results of a survey indicating that 77% of employer respondents said they had experienced inconsistencies in decisions made by officials managing the TFWP. (https://www.cerc.ca/news/292380/CERC-Calls-for-sweeping-overhaul-of-TFW-Program.htm)

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