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J&K Govt Waives Off Electricity Bills, Bringing Relief To Households

As a relief to the consumers, the government of Jammu and Kashmir announced an amnesty scheme for domestic electricity consumers. According to the scheme, the bills which are not paid, will be waived off, including the penalty. The waiver also applies for commercial houses, institutions, factories and business unit. This has come despite the J&K government running in a revenue deficit.

Fri, 16 Sep 2022 - 01:19 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: J&K, electricity bill, Waiver, Srinagar, business

Courtesy: ANI

Mamata Banerjee and PM Modi

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Mamata Banerjee Inks Letter To PM Modi Over Electricity Bill

Voicing that states were not informed, Mamata Banerjee wrote to PM Modi protesting against introducing the Electricity Bill, 2020, in Parliament. "There has been some tokenism of consultations, but no real exchange of views, which is antithetical to the federal structure of our polity,” she wrote. Banerjee stated that the bill would "hamper the interests of common people" and urged him to “refrain from initiation of the legislation”.

Sun, 08 Aug 2021 - 10:40 AM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: PM Modi, electricity bill, Mamata Banerjee, parliament

Courtesy: The Indian Express


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MP Domestic Worker Receives Rs 2.5 Lakh As Electricity Bill

Rambai Prajapati, a domestic helper in MP's Guna district was dumbfounded when she was asked to pay her electricity bill for Rs 2.5 lakh. The 65-year-old lives in a hut with a table fan and a bulb. However, for the past seven days, she has been chasing the power department in order to rectify her bill. The officials, however, have refused to assist her.

Fri, 02 Jul 2021 - 08:49 PM / by Ashutosh Kumar Mishra

Tags: Madhya Pradesh, electricity bill, Guna, electricity board

Courtesy: Times Now News

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

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Arvind Kejriwal Promises To Make Electricity Free For Punjab If Elected

In an attempt to lure the people of Punjab before the upcoming assembly election, AAP's convenor Arvind Kejriwal has promised to provide 24-hour electricity upto 300 units free for each home, and a waiver on previous power bills. While speaking at Chandigarh Press Club and referring to Delhi, Kejriwal said, "This is Kejriwal's promise, not Captain's vows. We deliver our promises. Captain's promises haven't been fulfilled even after 5 years… read-more

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 - 05:10 PM / by Ashutosh Kumar Mishra

Tags: Arvind Kejriwal, Punjab Elections, electricity bill, AAP, Delhi Government

Courtesy: NDTV

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India's Demand In Power Consumption Up By 19% For 1st Fortnight Of May

Recent Union power ministry data has showed a 19% spike in India's power consumption as compared to last year. The power consumption in first fortnight of May 2020 was 43.55 Billion Units which rose to 51.67 Billion Units in May 2021. Citing lockdown-led dip in power consumption in 2020, the ministry said that the significant recovery is due country's industrial and commercial demand for electricity picking up.

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 03:28 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Power Minister, Electricity, power consumption, electricity bill

Courtesy: Hindustan Times