Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh): Smart meters will now be installed after as demo. These meters will be installed on the feeders where 50 % loss is being observed. BPL consumers will now get new electricity connection for Rs 335.
MLA Paras Jain held a meeting with the officials of the power company On Thursday. They mulled over the complaints of huge bills, improper distribution of bills, readings not being taken on time. MLA told the officers that the image of the government is being affected because of you. It is important to maintain confidence of the consumers in the discom.
For this, demo of smart meter should be held in each zone office. Similarly, on the feeder with more than 50 percent loss, the smart meter should be installed first. The Executive Engineer said, due to humidity, the consumption of electricity has increased by 26 % at present. The officers assured that they would try to maintain order.