7 SMSes to be despatched to customers for energy invoice price, says UP power minister newsfragment


LUCKNOW Power minister AK Sharma on Wednesday mentioned the environment govt had issued directions for no longer disconnecting energy provide for non-payment of expenses.

The minister declared that the UP govt used to be making all-out efforts to deliver about an development within the energy provide condition within the environment. (Pic for illustration)

However a gadget for sending messages to customers have been offered to minimise disconnections, and 7 SMSes can be despatched to customers to storehouse the invoice, he mentioned replying to questions all through Query Past within the Meeting.

The minister declared that the UP govt used to be making all-out efforts to deliver about an development within the energy provide condition within the environment.

Scorching exchanges had been witnessed between the individuals of treasury benches and the opposition when Sharma held the erstwhile Samajwadi Birthday celebration regime accountable for the defect of unsuitable meter studying/ inflated energy expenses.

“Yeh babool ka ped aapne hi lagaya hai” (You’re accountable for this defect),” mentioned Sharma, to which SP individuals reacted. Chief of opposition Akhilesh Yadav mentioned the minister will have to no longer have made such observations. Deputy minister Brajesh Pathak additionally sought after to mention one thing, however it will no longer be heard amid the din within the Area.

The minister mentioned a untouched gadget can be offered over the after months to minimise the defect of unsuitable studying. Strict motion used to be being taken towards the ones accountable for inflated expenses and a pair of,508 meter readers had been got rid of from provider age 100% exemption used to be given in surcharge underneath the One Moment Agreement (OTS) scheme introduced for home customers and farmers, he added.

He mentioned to this point 14 lakh family had been benefitted via the scheme.

Sharma mentioned energy infrastructure used to be being bolstered with the support of the Centre’s made over distribution sector scheme and efforts had been being made to deal with the problems of substitute of inaccurate transformers and used cord community and many others.

Prior to 2017, inaccurate transformers weren’t changed for weeks (when the SP used to be in energy) age this transformation of transformers used to be being executed in hours now, he mentioned. He mentioned 22,339 (majras) grounds around the environment had been but to be electrified, however those can be electrified quickly.


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