Pune Mahavitran News | Overdue Electricity Bills in Pune Circle Reach Rs 204 Crore: 14,000 Consumers Face Power Disconnection


Pune: Pune Mahavitran News | In a concerning development, over 7 lakh electricity consumers in Pune circle, including domestic, commercial, and industrial users, have accumulated arrears of Rs 204 crore 67 lakh. Despite repeated appeals from Mahavitran, many consumers have failed to pay their overdue electricity bills, leading to the initiation of power disconnection proceedings. As a result, the power supply of 14,155 consumers in Pune circle has been disconnected in the last two weeks.

To provide a convenient platform for consumers to settle their current and overdue electricity bills, all authorized electricity bill payment centers in Pune circle will remain open during office hours on the upcoming public holidays of Saturday (29th) and Sunday (30th). Additionally, low-pressure electricity consumers can use the ‘online’ facility on the website www.mahadiscom.in and the mobile app to pay their bills from the comfort of their homes.

Currently, Pune city alone has 3 lakh 14 thousand 920 consumers with arrears amounting to Rs 76 crore 11 lakh. Among them, 2 lakh 68 thousand 122 domestic consumers owe Rs 53 crore 91 lakh, 43 thousand 638 commercial consumers owe Rs 20 crore 9 lakh, and 3 thousand 160 industrial consumers owe Rs 2 crore 12 lakh. The power supply of 8,914 consumers in Pune city has already been disconnected.

In the city of Pimpri Chinchwad, a total of 1 lakh 51 thousand 409 electricity consumers have arrears totaling Rs 54 crore 29 lakh. Among them, 1 lakh 25 thousand 869 customers owe Rs 31 crore 63 lakh, 21 thousand 35 commercial consumers owe Rs 13 crore 4 lakh, and 4 thousand 505 industrial consumers owe Rs 9 crore 61 lakh. The electricity supply of 952 consumers in Pimpri Chinchwad has been cut off.

Furthermore, in the rural areas of Ambegaon, Junnar, Maval, Khed, Mulshi, Velhe, and Haveli taluks, a total of 2 lakh 42 thousand 563 electricity consumers have arrears amounting to Rs 74 crore 27 lakh. Among them, 2 lakh 16 thousand 261 domestic consumers owe Rs 52 crore 57 lakh, 22 thousand 596 commercial consumers owe Rs 14 crore 35 lakh, and 3 thousand 706 industrial consumers owe Rs 7 crore 35 lakh. The electricity supply of 4 thousand 289 rural consumers has been disconnected.

Mahavitran has earnestly requested all electricity consumers to settle their overdue bills promptly and avoid the inconvenience of having their power supply disconnected. Timely payments will not only ensure uninterrupted electricity services but also support the efficient functioning of the power distribution system.

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