Haryana Offers Incentives For Digital Payment Of Electricity Bills

The first digital payment by rural consumers will seek them out ??20 as incentive and digital bill payment up to ??2,000 incentives of 0.5% of the amount will be given

Switch to the digital mode of paying electricity bills and get a monetary incentive of ??20. This is the program that Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) has launched for rural consumers on lines in urban areas, an official spokesperson said.

The main objective of this program is to encourage rural consumers to make digital payments under the “Mhara Gaon Jagmag Gaon Yojana” under which more than 75% of the villages in the state are supplied with electricity 24 hours a day. 24.

The first digital payment by rural consumers will seek them out ??20 as an incentive and make the digital payment of the electricity bill up to ??2,000 an incentive amount of 0.5 percent of the invoice amount (up to a maximum of ??10) will be given.

Apart from that, an incentive amount of ??50 will be given for the digital payment of 6 consecutive invoices by the consumer. Panchayats in villages with more than 90 percent electricity bill payment and more than 90 percent of them via digital media will be honored by society by donating an amount of ??2 lakh, which can be spent on village development work.

In each sub-division, five consumers would be selected to make digital payments on a quarterly basis and each consumer would be assigned an amount of ??2 100. Consumers will be selected by drawing lots in the presence of the sub-prefect at the village school / chaupal / panchayat ghar or any other public place.

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