Each State in India has their own Transmission Utility (STU). As per Section-39 of Electricity Act, 2003 the CTU is to undertake transmission of electricity through inter-State transmission system; to discharge all functions of planning and co-ordination relating to intra-State transmission system with–Central Transmission Utilities, State Governments, Generating Companies, Regional Power Committee, Authority, licensee, etc. Further, STU is to ensure development of an efficient, co-ordinated and economical system of intra-State transmission lines for smooth flow of electricity from generating stations to the load centres. They are also involved in providing non-discriminatory open access to its transmission system for use by any licensee or generating company on payment of the transmission charges with in the State. STU is mainly responsible for Grant of Connectivity and Open Access for Intra-state Generating Station and Intra-State Transmission System.