The Government of Rajasthan has decided to postpone the payment of electricity and water bills for the month of March and April to provide relief to the common consumers.
The significant move has been taken to give relief to people during the ongoing economic distress prevailing due to the nationwide lockdown. The power and water bills for industrial units, farmers and common people of Rajasthan will be deferred by two months.
By differing the electricity and water bills for the month of March and April, the Rajasthan Government is will provide a big relief to around 1,68,000 consumers of small, medium and big industrial industries of the state.
The state government’s decision of postponing the payment of electricity and water bills for the month of March and April will benefit the common consumers as well. The household consumers will be able to make payment of these bills in the month of June.
The decision is estimated to defer the state revenues of around Rs 100 crore.
During the video conference held on Thursday, by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, with the chief ministers of states, the Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot demanded economic help of Rs 1 lakh crore to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.