While the frequent power cuts have robbed the villagers of the much needed sleep after a hard day, what has come as a double whammy for the village folks are the unbelievably high electricity bills that has further added to their woes.
The Tata Power managed electricity distribution company TPSODL has allegedly sent an electricity bill of over Rs 4.5 Lakh to a man who lives in a thatched house and lights only three LED bulbs
Berhampur: Not only the BJP Yuva Morcha is agitating here against the decision of the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) to hike the electricity tariff, general public were also seen today demanding reversal in the decision of the commission. “The current power tariff is already hurting the electricity consumers and the increase in the tariff […]
Washington: A woman in the US state of Pennsylvania got the shock of a lifetime after she received a multibillion dollar electricity bill for the month of December. Mary Horomanski from Erie went online to check her electricity bill earlier this month, only to find that she owes the power company a staggering $284 billion. […]
Bhubaneswar: In what could come as good news for consumers of Odisha, electricity tariffs will remain unchanged in the State in the financial year 2019-20, informed Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) today. The tariff order is effective retrospectively from June 1, 2019. A notification regarding the 2019-20 tariff order, which was kept on hold as […]
Hapur (Uttar Pradesh): The Power Department in Uttar Pradesh has given a stinging shock to an elderly resident of Hapur district. Shamim, a septuagenarian, has received an electricity bill for Rs 1,28,45,95,444 and his power load is merely 2 KiloWatt. Shamim, who stays with his wife in Chamri village in Hapur, said that he has […]
New Delhi: The Centre has approved draft of Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020 with an aim to effect major reforms in the power sector. Besides, it plans to extend DBT to the power sector so as to make subsidy benefits more targeted towards the poorer sections of society. The Power Ministry proposes introduction of Direct Benefit […]
Bhubaneswar: Congress party on Tuesday targeted the Odisha government over the decision to hike electricity tariffs from October this year alleging that the state government has failed to provide low-cost electricity to masses. In a press conference, senior Congress member Panchanan Kanungo slammed the government by alleging that the unit price of electricity has been […]