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Punjab waives outstanding electricity bills of domestic consumers till December 31,2021

PUNJABNEWSEXPRESS | August 04, 2022 07:44 PM

CHANDIGARH:Fulfilling yet another promise made by Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Maan to the people of the state, the Punjab Government has waived outstanding electricity bills of all domestic category consumers till December 31, 2021. ThePunjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has issued a notification in this regard.

Announcing an amnesty for defaulting domestic electricity consumers Power Minister Mr. Harbhajan Singh ETO said that the outstanding electricity bills till December 31, 2021 of those who have not paid their dues till June 30, 2022, have been waived

The Cabinet Minister said that those disconnected power connections, which are not possible to restore, will be issued again by PSPCL on the request of the applicant. He also informed that the charges incurred for the new domestic electricity connection, which are to be paid by the electricity consumers, will also be reimbursed by the Punjab government to PSPCL.

All other consumers like government hospitals / dispensaries, places of worship, government sports institutes, military rest houses, government aided educational institutes and attached hostels etc. will not be covered under this amnesty scheme.

Punjab government has been providing 300 units free electricity to all the eligible residents of state every month as promised, Mr. ETO said, while adding that the state government will fulfil all poll promises and will continue to work in public interest.

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