MPPKVVCL waives off bills amounting to Rs 9 cr

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 04 Jul 2018 15:59:09


 

 

Madhya Pradesh Government’s Mukhya Mantri Bakaya Bill Mafi Yojana and Saral Bijli Bill Yojana were simultaneously launched throughout the State, on Tuesday

 

Staff Reporter

Madhya Pradesh Poorva Kshetra Vidyut Vitran Company Limited(MPPKVVCL) waived off electricity bills of 23,650 consumers amounting to Rs 9 crore under the head of Mukhya Mantri Bakaya Bill Mafi Yojana and fixed their monthly electricity bill of Rs 200 to 1.25 lakh consumers under Saral Bijli Bill Yojana.Madhya Pradesh Government’s Mukhya Mantri Bakaya Bill Mafi Yojana and Saral Bijli Bill Yojana were simultaneously launched throughout the State, on Tuesday.


The company organised 71 camps in Jabalpur area and waived off electricity bills of 23,650 consumers amounting to Rs 9 crore and provided benefit of monthly fixed electricity bill of Rs 200 to 1.25 lakh consumers. Jabalpur Area, Chief Engineer, R K Sthapak informed that total number of 2,500 consumers were benefitted in Jabalpur urban area, 4,200 in Jabalpur rural area, 1,200 in Narsinghpur circle, 2,450 in Seoni circle, 1,250 in Chhindwara circle, 2,850 in Balaghat circle, 3,200 in Mandla circle, 3,350 in Katni circle and 3,350 in Dindori circle. Beneficiaries were given zero electricity bill certificates and receipts of fixed monthly electricity bills at the hands of senior public representatives.


During a programme organised at Mission Compound Office, Mayor, Dr Swati Godbole distributed certificates of zero electricity bills and provided receipts of fixed monthly electricity bills to eligible consumers.It may be noted that under the head of Saral Bijli Scheme, the consumers, who are registered as unorganised sector labourers and have electricity load upto one kilowatt, are eligible to take benefit of fixed monthly electricity bill of Rs 200 from July, 2018.Similarly, under Mukhya Mantri Bakaya Bijli Bill Mafi Scheme, electricity bills of registered unorganised sector labourers and below poverty line card holders have been waived off.