IEP CHANDIGARH JULY 17, 2022
In a major relief to residents of the state, the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Saturday announced that as per decision of the state government to provide 600 units of free power, per billing cycle to people, around 51 lakh households will get zero electricity bill from September.
Divulging the details, the Chief Minister said that fulfilling its major guarantee, the state government has decided to provide 600 units of free power to every household per billing cycle in the state with effect from July 1, 2022. He said that all the domestic consumers in the state will be eligible to get zero bills if their consumption is upto 600 units in every billing cycle. Bhagwant Mann said that this decision has been implemented from July 1, so the households who will consume less than 600 units of power in billing cycle of July and August will not have to pay even a single penny for their electricity consumption.
The Chief Minister said that the bill of this which will be payable in month of September will be zero for these consumers. He said that around 51 lakh households across the state will be benefitted from this pro-people initiative as they will not have to pay anything for their power usage. Bhagwant Mann said that it is huge relief to these domestic consumers who have to hitherto shell out huge money every month in form of power tariff.
Asserting that we deliver, what we promise, the Chief Minister said that his government is committed for fulfilling every promise made to the people of Punjab. He said that the state government is making strenuous efforts to restore the pristine glory of Punjab by making it a front runner state in the country. Bhagwant Mann reiterated that no stone is a being left unturned for progress of state and prosperity of its people.