The 7th meeting of the Forum of Regulators for Eastern and North Eastern States (FORENS) was hosted by the SSERC in association with the FORENS at Hotel Terrace Vally Clark's Inn,Ranipool,Gangtok during 27th to 30th April,2017. The 'Inaugural Session" of the meeting on 28.4.2017 was graced by Shri Bimal Dawari, Zilla Adhayaksha (East District), the Chief Guest for the session. The Inaugural Session witnessed the address by Shri Bimal Dawari, Shri. U.N.Behera (Hon'ble Chairperson,FORENS) and Shri N.R.Bhattarai (Hon'ble Chairperson,SSERC). Shri S.D.Dhakal, Secretary (SSERC) was the master of the ceremony and also delivered the vote of thanks. The Hon'ble Chairpersons , Hon'ble Members and other distinguished guests from the State Electricity Regulatory Commissions (SERCs) and Joint Electricity Regulatory Commissions (JERCs) from the States of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, West Bengal and Sikkim attended the meeting. The afternoon session of the meeting was chaired by Shri. U.N.Behera, Hon'ble Chairperson (Odisha SERC), who is also the Chairperson of the FORENS. Shri A.B Rai, Principal Chief Engineer,Energy & Power Department, Govt. of Sikkim presented a "Power Point Presentation" on "Over View of Power Sector of Sikkim". The afternoon session of the meeting was managed by the Secretary (FORENS) Shri K.L.Panda, who also delivered the vote of thanks. Senior Officers from the SSERC and Energy and Power Department also attended the meeting.