As the Delhi authorities not too long ago introduced that subsidy on energy consumption would grow to be optionally available from October 1 this yr, those that need to continue getting subsidised electricity will get the chance to go for it from subsequent month.
The electricity payments from subsequent month will in all probability have a type with a “sure” or “no” possibility to go for the subsidy, The Times of India reported quoting officers. Those who need to continue the electricity subsidy, which officers stated the bulk can be, can have to tick on “sure” on the shape and submit it to the closest energy discom workplace or their native MLA workplace.
Delhi residents can additionally submit their responses on the web sites of discoms and the Delhi authorities. Those who decide sure on the shape for subsidy solely will get subsidised electricity from October 1.
The energy division has ready a proposal to acquire Delhiites’ responses over subsidy. The state authorities officers instructed TOI that after the proposal is accredited, the officers will begin sending letters to all customers with the assistance of the three discoms, other than New Delhi Municipal Council and Delhi Cantonment Board.
“We hope to get the approval from the federal government by the top of June. If that occurs, we’ll begin the train of amassing the responses from July,” a Delhi authorities official instructed TOI.
Delhi has 5,818,231 electricity connections whereas greater than 80 per cent of them, 4,716,075, receive the subsidy, the federal government data confirmed, TOI reported.
Those who devour up to 200 items of energy per 30 days receive a zero invoice; these consuming between 201 and 400 get a subsidy of fifty per cent, up to Rs 800.
The state authorities has this yr put aside Rs 3,250 crore to pay a subsidy to the Delhi energy customers, TOI reported.