Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, October 27
Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Ghanshyam Thori on Wednesday said Rs 8.10 crore arrears of electricity bills of 7,219 domestic consumers with up to 2kW load usage in the district have been waived by the Punjab Government so far.
He said in the East Division, falling under Jalandhar Circle, arrears of electricity bills of Rs 86.79 lakh of 869 domestic consumers, in Model Town division arrears of electricity bills of Rs441.38 lakh of 4,219 connections, in West Division arrears of electricity bills of Rs132.66 lakh have been waived of 1,005 domestic consumers and Rs149.44 lakh of 1,126 domestic consumers have been waived in the Cantonment division.
Rs 8.10 crore arrears of electricity bills of 7,219 domestic consumers with up to 2kW load usage in the district have been waived off by the Punjab Government so far. The officials concerned have been directed to provide the benefits of this scheme to the needy consumers of all sections in a transparent manner. Ghanshyam Thori, Deputy Commissioner
He said the officials concerned have been directed to provide the benefits of this scheme to the needy consumers of all sections in a transparent manner.
The DC said the beneficiaries of electricity bills up to 2 kW load can visit Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) Suvidha Centres from 9 am to 5pm and apply for the same.
He said over 1 lakh people would be given the benefit of this scheme in the district. People can visit their nearby PSPCL Suvidha Centre under Jalandhar circle including at West division, Model town division, East division office at Focal Point, Pathankot bypass and Cantonment division to avail the benefit of this scheme.
The DC said the district administration was holding special camps on October 28 and 29 at the sub-divisional level and district headquarter to facilitate people and provide them hassle-free services under the scheme.
The DC appealed to the beneficiaries to contact the PSPCL Suvidha Centres for any queries or to attain further information about the scheme. Thori categorically directed the officials concerned to ensure that eligible beneficiaries do not face any kind of harassment during the process.
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