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The Energy Minister gave instructions during the review meeting on Thursday to provide all services online to the electricity consumers in UP.
Electricity consumers in Uttar Pradesh are going to get all services online. This is the reason that now electricity consumers will not have to make rounds of power centers. This claim is being made by the state’s energy minister. For this, Energy Minister Shrikant Sharma on Thursday told the officers. Emphasizing on making all the services of the department online, applications for meter replacement, bill rectification, load change, name and address correction, conversion, category change and permanent disconnection will also be accepted on the departmental app and portal from next month. Said to provide the facility to do this and claimed that the consumers would get a lot of convenience from it.
Energy Minister Shrikant Sharma gave instructions to the officers in the review meeting
No Generate wrong bill –
In the review meeting of Power Corporation on Thursday, he directed to take seriously the complaints of getting wrong bills. He said that complaints of wrong bills coming even in new connections are not acceptable under any circumstances. He has directed the chairman UPPCL that It should be ensured that the correct bills of connections issued under Saubhagya and other schemes are delivered to the consumer at the right time. Also fix the accountability of the concerned officials on the irregularities in billing. MD on complaints. The director and other officers should also take the feedback of the consumers. He said that many complaints of tripping are coming at one place. It is necessary to ensure their correct and permanent solution. For this, the MD and all the directors themselves will go to the field by marking the place. Inspect the supply system by doing night patrolling.
Strong transmission network
He said that this summer the demand of more than 25 thousand MW is being supplied. Next year this demand is expected to increase to 28 thousand MW. In such a situation it is necessary that along with the transmission network, the distribution network also remains the same. be upgraded accordingly. The load balancing of substations, feeders and transformers should be fine. For this, work should be done by making an action plan. So that there is no problem in summer.
Emphasis on recovery, not on disconnection
The Power Minister said to knock on the doors of the defaulting consumers up to three months and motivate them to pay. Disconnection is not an option. Take special care of this. Also, the losses of all the identified feeders with high line losses should be taken below 15 per cent. Come. Don’t be late. Consumers do not have to go to the electricity house to pay the bill. He should get the facility of bill payment in his village or locality itself. For this, submit the bill through Jan Suvidha Kendra, Self Help Group, Government Ration Shop and Meter Reader. The link for payment of the bill on the mobile of the consumers will be in the SMS itself. They will get the facility of payment gateway in the SMS itself. So that they will be able to pay the bill through digital medium on time. The consumers who make regular bill payments should be encouraged. They should be thanked by giving a citation.
Review the proposals of public representatives MD –
The Energy Minister said that the MD should review the proposals of the people’s representatives from his own level. Work should be done on them in time. It also said that there should be no delay in the schemes of the central government. All their goals were fulfilled on time. To improve the image of the corporation.