The Allahabad High Court ruled that the UP Power Corporation does not have an authority to change the terms of distribution of power and that jurisdiction belonged to the four distribution of power and that jurisdiction belonged to the four distribution companies in the state. The Court thus stuck down a letter of the government corporation withdrawing the promise of uninterrupted supply to industrial units that fulfilled certain conditions. They had moved the court arguing the 2012 state industrial policy granted them uninterrupted power supply to develop infrastructure.
In case of Tirupati Cylinders Vs UP Power corporation, the court stated the corporation has ceased to be a transmission company after the creation of discoms. “We hope the chairman and directors will understand the legal status of the corporation and different discoms and would act strictly within their limits instead of encroaching upon each other’s powers and authority,” the judgement said.