Government of Gujarat extends the due date for payment of electricity bill

May 13, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


Industry Specific Compliance

The State Government of Gujarat on May 11, 2020, extends the deadline for payment of electricity bills for the month of March-April has been extended till May 30, 2020 to the electricity customers of all the electricity distribution companies in the state.

Further, Government also provide financial relief to the small and middle class traders, shopkeepers and industries of the state by exempting all such Low Tension (LT) customers of the state from levying fixed charge demand charge on their April electricity bills.

It is also decided not to charge fixed charge to High Tension (HT) customers in the state whose power consumption during lockdown which was less than 50 % of the average consumption of the previous 3 months. This exemption will not apply to bank telecom companies, petrochemical complex refineries and dairy as well as hospitals.

Private hospitals are largely closed during lockdown, However hospitals whose power consumption is 50% less than the average of the previous 3 months of lockdown are exempted from fixed charge demand charge


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