Mohali, July 16: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Saturday mentioned round 51 lakh households within the state would obtain zero electrical energy payments.
Taking to Twitter, Bhagwant Mann mentioned the promise of 300 models of free electrical energy had been applied from July 1. “I’m going to share excellent news with Punjabis relating to electrical energy assure…the promise of free electrical energy has come into impact from July 1…the (electrical energy) invoice for July-August will come within the first week of September… The excellent news is that round 51 lakh households will get zero electrical energy payments…what we are saying, we do it,” Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann mentioned in a tweet in Punjabi.
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Free energy models from July 1
The AAP-led Punjab authorities had introduced that it might present 300 models of free electrical energy to each family from July 1.
This announcement was made within the run-up to the Punjab Meeting elections earlier this yr. This was one of many main ballot guarantees of the Aam Aadmi Social gathering. The announcement on this regard was made by AAP nationwide convener Arvind Kejriwal in June final yr. Arvind Kejriwal had additionally promised waiver of pending electrical energy payments and round the clock energy provide within the state.
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If electrical energy consumption exceeds 600 models in two months, then a client must pay for the whole energy utilization. Nevertheless, SC, backward castes, BPL households and freedom fighters can be charged only for over and above 600 models. In Punjab, the billing cycle for energy provide is of two-month.