Updated: May 17, 2020
Hon'ble Chief Minister of Punjab, has approved some relief measures for electricity consumers in Punjab. Keeping in view the hardships faced by the people of Punjab on account of extension of curfew / lockdown up to 3rd May 2020 and to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 pandemic, the following reliefs are granted:
Due date 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 is extended up to 10th May 2020 without levy of late payment surcharge.
Further, 1% Rebate will be given to all the Domestic, Commercial, SP, MS and LS Industrial Consumers on the amount deposited by them through online digital modes, between 21.04.2020 and 30.04.2020 against the current bills (with due date up to 10.05.2020) 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 21.04.2020 and 30.04.2020.
Further, this 1% percent rebate will also be admissible to all the Domestic, Commercial, SP, MS and LS Industrial Consumers who have made advance payment of their bills. The rebate amount will be adjusted in next bill.
It is clarified that no rebate as above shall be given against the payments made during 01.05.2020 to 10.05.2020
Further, it is clarified that late payment surcharge as well as late payment interest as per General Conditions of Tariff shall be leviable if payments are not made by 10.05.2020 by Domestic, Commercial, SP, MS and LS Industrial consumers having original or extended due date of bill up to 10.05.2020.
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