Delhi Revised Power Subsidy Scheme – The State Government of Delhi has reduced the electricity bills to provide benefits to the electricity consumers of the capital.
The Delhi government has done so under its new scheme named ‘Delhi Revised Power Subsidy Scheme’. Under this scheme, all the domestic consumers of Delhi will have to pay a minimal cost of Rs. 2 per unit upto 400 units in a month.
Delhi Revised Power Subsidy Scheme
Apart from this, the Delhi Government will also provide a subsidy of Rs. 100 per month on fixed charges to all the power consumers who are consuming only 100 units per month. AAP Government’s this new revised electricity scheme will provide benefits to about 41 lakh registered electricity connection holders in Delhi.
The Delhi Cabinet took this decision in its recent meeting which was chaired by the Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Arvind Kejriwal. This Delhi Revised Power Subsidy Scheme will reduce the electricity rate per unit and thus will reduce the electricity bills of the people.
This revised power subsidy scheme will benefit all the lower middle-income group people along with resettled residents who are consuming less than 100 and 400 units per month.
Delhi Revised Power Subsidy Scheme Highlights
In March this year, the DERC (Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission) hiked the fixed charges but reduced per unit charges of electricity consumed. It had varied Delhi Government’s existing 50% power subsidy scheme for consumption of up to 400 units. Here are some important features and details of this revised power subsidy scheme –
- Under this revised power subsidy scheme, the state government will provide electricity at a low cost of Rs.2 per unit upto 400 units per month.
- Government will also provide a subsidy of Rs. 100 per month per consumer on fixed electricity charges for domestic consumers of the state. It is available for only those consumers who are consuming upto 100 units per month.
- Through this scheme, the electricity Bills of around 41 lakh registered electricity connection holders will get reduced.