OTS scheme: Government brings OTS scheme for electricity consumers, 90% discount in dues will be available

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There is good news for electricity consumers living in Ghaziabad. Consumers paying under the OTS scheme will get 90% benefit on first come first serve basis. Registration will have to be done before December 1st.

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Consumers making payments under the One Time Settlement (OTS) scheme will get the benefits on first come first serve basis. If you register before December 1, you will get up to 90 percent waiver of late surcharge. After December 15, the relief will be 80 percent. To provide relief in payment of dues, Electricity Corporation has started OTS scheme.

Electricity Corporation is also running a campaign on social media to promote the scheme. Along with the entire state, the One Time Settlement Scheme of Electricity Corporation has been implemented in Ghaziabad also from November 8. The objectives of the scheme are to provide relief to old defaulters in making payments. The One Time Settlement Scheme has been implemented in three phases from November 8 to December 31.

Under the scheme, 100 percent exemption in surcharge is being given to old defaulters on lump sum payment. Besides, consumers have also been given the option of paying their dues in installments. Under the scheme, people involved in electricity theft cases have been given the opportunity of exemption on settlement of their fine amount through lump sum payment or installments.

People wishing to make payments under the scheme will have to register themselves. Registration facility is provided through both online and offline modes. The payment under the scheme has been divided into three phases from November 8 to November 30, December 1 to December 15 and December 15 to December 31. Relief will be given on different percentage basis in each phase.

Chief Engineer of Electricity Corporation, Neeraj Swaroop said, ‘OTS scheme is running in the district. Most consumers are opting for installment instead of lump sum payment. Delaying payment will yield less profit.

 

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