With both, the BJP and Congress trading charges over spurt in electricity bills recovered by Adani Electricity, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has sought explanation from the latter regarding media reports in this regard.
In its communication sent on Tuesday to Adani Electricity by MERC executive director (ED), Rajendra Ambekar said the regulator has taken a serious note of consumer grievances. Many consumers complained that there was surge in their electricity bills which is not commensurate with the marginal hike in the tariff approved by it.”I have been directed to seek explanation from Adani Electricity Mumbai (Distribution) within 24 hours detailing facts of the matter and the steps taken by it to remedy the situation,” Ambekar said.
He said, from the media reports, it was observed that large sections of Adani Electricity’s consumers are continuously agitating against unduly excessive electricity bill received by them recently. Read More