The Union Power Ministry has mooted a pre-paid metering system to substitute the power billing and payment system in vogue.
Draft amendments proposed to the tariff policy have set a time frame of three years for shifting from the current post-paid to the pre-paid system. And that would open an option for consumers to charge their power connections, as per requirement, from their mobile phone or laptop. This is being projected as a more consumer-friendly and efficient system.
A shift to the new system would call for the Kerala State Electricity Board to have meters designed to automatically cut off supply once the amount credited exhausted. Read More
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