LUCKNOW Vitality minister AK Sharma on Tuesday stated a brand new system would come into impact in UP from March 1, whereby all consumers would get their electrical energy payments each month, together with subsequent messages on their contact numbers, prodding them to make cost.
He made this announcement whereas speaking to media individuals after reviewing the progress of the continuing KYC marketing campaign and income realisation, amongst different issues in a gathering at Shakti Bhawan right here.
In accordance to the minister, as many as 32 lakh consumers within the state had power dues above ₹50,000 every.
“The brand new system goes to be doable as a result of we’ve got already collected info like mobile phone quantity, e-mail id and so forth of 90% of greater than 3.22 crore consumers in the course of the KYC marketing campaign,” he stated.
“I’ve informed discom MDs to guarantee completion of KYC of all of the remaining consumers by the month finish,” he added.
The minister stated underneath the brand new system consumers would obtain alert messages for 3 days prior to and after the due date of bill cost earlier than the division takes motion to disconnect a shopper’s power connection within the occasion of non-payment of the bill.
Sharma stated discoms had additionally been requested to arrange name centres to be in fixed contact with defaulters.