As per the allegations, the company is deceiving the customers through pro rata billing which ensures that you don't get charged for a service you haven’t used. Customers are made to pay bill for 25-27 days instead of 30 days.
In rural areas, consumers who use their power through correct meter and pay bill in time will be given a rebate of 10 paisa per unit.
The State Energy department also requested the OERC to take into account the surplus revenue of the distribution companies (discoms) in the State during the current year.
Gridco, a state designated agency authorised to procure power from generating companies and supply to the Discoms, had filed petition with OERC alleging violation of licence conditions, shareholder agreements, Electricity Act by RIL.
Fresh proposal by the Odisha Hydro Power Corporation Ltd (OHPC) to increase the energy charges has triggered massive protest across the State.
The Odisha Electricity Consumers Association On Tuesday demanded to rollback the TATA Power's demand to spend Rs 2000 Crore to improve electrical infrastructure
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