Power utility comes up with one-time settlement scheme

Power utility comes up with one-time settlement scheme

To provide a one-time opportunity to defaulting consumers, including government departments with running or disconnected supply, to get their default amounts settled, the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has launched the ‘one-time settlement’ (OTS) scheme.

Except for agriculture power (AP) or tubewell connections, all other categories of consumers will be eligible for the OTS. The scheme introduced by a commercial circular (32/2019 dated June 13, 2019) will remain open for six months (till December 12, 2019).

A senior PSPCL official said the OTS scheme would be applicable to all consumers with default in payment of energy bills and surcharge/interest thereon, additional security (consumption) deposit, arrears of voltage surcharge but had not been disconnected due to subsequent payments having been made.

Similarly, all government departments who have defaulted in payment of bills but were not disconnected in public interest could avail the scheme. Read More

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