Only 39% of UP households metered, billed: Study


Only 39% of UP households metered, billed: Study

A study conducted by a Delhi-based think tank has found that only 39 per cent of the households in Uttar Pradesh are metered, billed, and pay their electricity dues.

In the report shared on Thursday, the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) said that the survey, conducted in collaboration with the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy (ISEP) in the summer of 2018, covered 1,800 households in 90 villages (rural) and 90 wards (urban) in the state.

The 10 surveyed districts include Aligarh, Ambedkar Nagar, Banda, Ballia, Budaun, Kaushambi, Mau, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, and Sultanpur. Four out of Uttar Pradesh’s five public discoms operate in these districts. Read More

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