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South Asia Forum for Infrastructure Regulation (SAFIR)

The South Asia Forum for Infrastructure Regulation (SAFIR) provides a platform for experience sharing amongst the regulators of the region, build regulatory decision-making and response capacity in South Asia, facilitate the regulatory process, conduct training programmes to serve regulatory agencies and other stakeholders, spur research on regulatory issues and provide a databank of information relating to regulatory reform processes and experiences.

SAFIR aims at providing high quality capacity building and training on infrastructure regulation and related topics, in South Asia and to stimulate research on the subject by building a network of regional and international institutions & individuals that are active in the field. It also aims at facilitating effective and efficient regulation of Utility and infrastructure industries, initiate beneficial exchange of knowledge and expertise, and set the trend of rapid implementation of global best practices.

Chair: Monowar Islam, Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) – Bangladesh
Region: South Asia
Website: http://www.safirasia.org/
Members: 48

INDIA

  1. Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission
  2. Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission
  3. Administrative Staff College of India
  4. Arunachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission 
  5. Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission
  6. Central Electricity Regulatory Commission
  7. Central Power Research Institute 
  8. Chhatisgarh State Electricity Regulatory Commission
  9. CUTS Institute for Regulation
  10. Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission
  11. Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission
  12. Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission
  13. Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission
  14. IIM, Bangalore
  15. Jharkhand State Electricity Regulatory Commission
  16. Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for Union Territories
  17. Kerala Electricity Regulatory Commission
  18. Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission
  19. Madhya Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission
  20. Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission
  21. Meghalaya Electricity Regulatory Commission
  22. National Thermal Power Corporation
  23. National Hydro Power Corporation
  24. Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission
  25. Punjab Electricity Regulatory Commission
  26. Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board, Delhi
  27. Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission
  28. Sikkim Electricity Regulatory Commission
  29. Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission
  30. Tripura Electricity Regulatory Commission
  31. Tariff Authority for Major Ports
  32. The Energy and Resources Institute
  33. Tehri Hydro Development Corporation
  34. Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission
  35. Utharakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission
  36. West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission
  37. Water and Sanitation Program
  38. World Institute of Sustainable Energy

 

PAKISTAN

  1. National Electric Power Regulatory Authority
  2. Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority
  3. Pakistan State Oil Co. Ltd.
  4. Sui Southern Gas Company Ltd.

 

SRI LANKA

  1. Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka
  2. Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka

 

NEPAL

  1. Electricity Tariff Fixation Commission
  2. Water Supply Tariff Fixation Commission of Nepal

 

BHUTAN

  1. Bhutan Electricity Authority

 

BANGLADESH

  1. Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission