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Barmer: CM’s ‘Zero Electricity Bill’ benefits 3 lakh consumers
Barmer: Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s announcement of 50 units free of cost electricity has benefited around 3.09 lakhs consumers in Barmer as they get ‘Zero’ bill. These consumers have not paid any rupee towards their electricity consumption. Notably, the state budget Gehlot has announced that 50 units of electricity will be available free of cost to the people who use up to 100 units.
CM announced that "Domestic consumers spending up to 100 units of electricity will be given 50 units free, Rs 3 per unit grant for all domestic consumers spending up to 150 units and Rs 2 per unit grant for consumers spending 150 to 200 units." Ajay Mathur, superintendent engineer at Jodhpur Discom in Barmer shared the details about the benefit of the CM announcement. Mathur said that according to the CM announcement till August 31, the state government has borne the amount of 15.72 crore rupees against the consumption of 50 units of electricity of 3.09 lakhs consumer in Barmer. He said that these consumers have got ‘Zero’ bill for this period.