Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Department
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GUIDELINES FOR AVAILING LOW TENSION POWER TARIFF (LTPT) SUBSIDY

Following category of manufacturing Enterprises/activities using Low Tension Power supply (Tariff III B) only are eligible for LTPT subsidy

New Enterprises:

  • All new Micro manufacturing enterprises established anywhere in the State
  • All new Small and Medium manufacturing enterprises established in all the 251 industrially backward blocks.
  • All new Agro based industries in 385 blocks in the state.

Expansion / diversification Enterprises:

Existing Manufacturing Enterprises of the above categories which have taken up substantial expansion / diversification of the existing activities, subject to the condition that expansion ( or) diversification the involves enhancement of plant and machinery value by atleast 25 % of the value of existing plant and machinery and also involving enhancement of turnover by 25 % for the same product (or) new products lines.

Eligibility Certificate

All the above industries have to file their LTPT subsidy application within three months from the date of commencement of commercial production or date of power connection, whichever is later, through online or with the GM, DIC/ RJD, Chennai for obtaining Eligibility Certificate for becoming eligible for availing the LTPT subsidy.

Submission of subsidy claims

The first claim for subsidy should be submitted within 30 days from the date of issue of Eligibility Certificate. Subsequent claims should be submitted by the Enterprises once in 6 months i.e. the bills raised by TNEB from January to June should be preferred before August 31st of the year and from July to December before 28th of February of the succeeding year.

Cases involved in multiple service connection of an Enterprise

In cases of enterprises having multiple LT connections in the same premises, LTPT subsidy would be eligible for the first service connection only. However if the enterprise is having branch unit(s) in different location(s) then LTPT subsidy will be given to each of the LT connection (first LT service connection only)subject to the satisfaction of above norm.

Following list of Manufacturing Enterprises/activities are not eligible for LTPT subsidy
  • Sugar
  • Distilleries, Brewery and Malt Extraction
  • Units utilizing Molasses/rectified spirit/de-natured spirit as raw material for manufacture of potable alcohol
  • Fertiliser
  • Mining and Quarrying
  • Iron and Steels Smelting
  • Beedies / Cigarettes / Cigars / Gutka and Tobacco based products
  • All types of Saw Mills
  • Micro, Small & Medium Service Enterprises
  • Cement
  • Aluminium Smelting
  • Calcium Carbide
  • Slaughter House
  • Re-packing of Drugs/Medicine/Chemical, without any processing or value addition
  • Azoic/Reactive Dyes
  • Fire Crackers
  • Industries manufacturing and / or utilizing Ozone depleting substances
  • Poultry
  • Cyanide
  • Caustic Soda
  • Potassium Chloride
  • Nylon Fibre
  • Rayon Fibre
  • Polyester Fibre
  • Agro based industries set up in corporations and municipalities in the state
  • All applications filed for obtaining eligibility certificate after three months from the date of commencement of commercial production (or date of power connection, whichever is later)