Government of Gujarat By An important decision Electricity bill waived 2020

Next month electricity bill waiver / big announcement by Gujarat government

Residential electricity consumers consuming less than 200 units of electricity per month will be exempted from the one-time electricity bill of 100 units. Hence Rs. About 92 lakh electricity consumers in the state will get the benefit of Rs 650 crore electricity bill waiver

It has decided to waive the fixed charge of May 2020 in electricity bills for approximately 33 lakh commercial electricity consumers and electricity consumers with LT electricity connections for industries. From which a total of Rs. 200 crore charge will be waived.

In addition, electricity customers with HT (industrial) connection will be charged a fixed charge of Rs. In order to avoid the current burden of Rs 400 crore, the deadline for payment of these fixed charges has been extended and the principal amount is allowed to be paid equally without interest in the four months from September 2020 to December 2020

Various small shops like grocery, textile, readymade garments, medical store, hardware, coloring, provisional store, cutlery, bakery, stationery, mobile shops, garages, shopping centers and malls as well as various services like lawyers, chartered account, travel Shopkeepers running agencies, transport offices, coaching classes, photo studios, beauty parlors, salons did not receive income due to the lockdown during the Corona epidemic

Therefore, for the purpose of giving them financial relief, the electricity tax for the three months of June, July and August will be reduced from 20 per cent to 15 per cent. This will benefit about 30 lakh shopkeepers / traders / artisans of the state. Under this, Rs. 80 crore financial relief will be given.
Updated: June 6, 2020 — 11:28 am