Delayed energy payments enrage Mohali residents | Chandigarh Information


MOHALI: The facility shoppers of Zirakpur, Derabassi and Mullanpur in Mohali district are fuming over delayed payments. The Punjab State Energy Company Restricted (PSPCL) has not been capable of generate energy payments for the previous six months and shoppers are actually fearing the collected quantity.
Whereas admitting the delay, PSPCL blamed it on the strike known as by junior engineers and meter studying workers. Additionally, the IT division of the PSPCL was importing information on the division’s new SAP system, the place outdated client numbers had been upgraded to new one, leading to delay.
PSPCL extra chief engineer Mohit Singh mentioned, “We had been going through acute workers scarcity resulting from strike name by JEs and meter studying workers. Now every little thing is okay and the invoice technology and dispatch has began. However we should make sure the shoppers that there shall be no burden as all of the pending payments shall be interval smart and tariff shall be as per the unit consumption in a specific interval. It won’t be clubbed to extend the unit consumption.”
Suraj Singh, a resident of Zirakpur, mentioned, “We now have not bought energy payments since November and now we concern paying collected invoice. PSPCL should give us time to pay payments interval smart.”
One other resident of Zirakpur, Shalab Gupta, mentioned, “We now have been going through the issue for the previous eight months. Earlier the PSPCL despatched an inflated invoice, which took months to get corrected after which it didn’t ship for the next months. Now we might get an enormous invoice for 4 months, which shall be troublesome to pay.”
Mullanpur residents are additionally furious. Amarjit Singh mentioned, “This can be a common observe of PSPCL. We now have been saving cash in order that the quantity would not shock us when payments for 4 or six months are generated collectively.”
‘Make video of meter, ship to SDO
PSPCL extra chief engineer Mohit Singh mentioned, “We advise shoppers to click on an image of their meter studying and in addition make a video exhibiting the meter working and the pink gentle blinking. They’ll WhatsApp the image and video to their space SDO and the invoice shall be generated. Secondly, shoppers know the typical unit consumption of their premises, to allow them to deposit the lumpsum quantity if they don’t get payments. Will probably be deducted from the whole invoice quantity every time it’s generated.”


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