Some relief for electricity consumers of the state during Covid 19

Some relief for electricity consumers of the state during Covid 19


(Public Relation Department)

Press Note, Patiala April 22,2020

Keeping in view the  hardships being faced by the people of Punjab on account of extension of curfew/lockdown up to May 3,2020 due to Covid 19  and  in order  to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 pandemic Capt. Amarinder Singh Chief Minister, Punjab has approved once again  some relief for electricity    consumers of the state.

                   PSPCL    spokesman  disclosed that due date of payment of electricity bills of   Domestic & Commercial consumers with current monthly/bimonthly bills up to Rs 10,000 and all industrial consumers i.e. Small Power (SP), Medium Supply (MS) and Large Supply (LS) payable from 20th March, 2020 to 9th May 2020 has been  extended up to 10th May, 2020 without levy of late payment surcharge.

             Spokesman also  said that  1% rebate will given  to all  those Domestic, Commercial, SP, MS and LS industrial consumers on the amount deposited by the consumers through online digital modes between 21.4.2020 and 30.4.2020 against the current bills (with due date up to 10-5-2020) and/or previous arrears (if any).This 1% rebate will also be given to all the Domestic, Commercial, SP,MS and LS industrial consumers who make part payment of their current bills and /or part payment of arrears between April 21 to   April 30,2020 .

Spokesman further said that 1% rebate will also be admissible to all Domestic ,Commercial, SP,MS and LS Industrial  who have made advance payment of their bills and the rebate amount will be adjusted in the next bill of the consumer.   Spokesman further added that  no rebate will be given to consumers who will make  payments during period from  1 to 10 May ,2020

      Spokesman further said that Late payment surcharge as well as late payment interest shall be leviable if payments are not made by 10.5.2020 by consumers. 

Issued By PRO/PSPCL,Patiala
Press Note no 20 April 22,2020