Temporary Connections shall be given to the Jhuggi/Hutments/Patri Shopkeepers through prepaid meters. Earlier, Electricity connection can't be given to the Jhuggis or Patri shopkeepers due to unavailability of ownership proof. People need to provide Aadhar card/Ration Card/Driving License/Voter ID/Bank Account of any Nationalized Bank. it can't be considered as address proof. Connection can't be released more than 2 KW.
Amendment in Clause 4.4(a) - following sub clause shall be inserted in 4.4(a) :
4.4(a)(vii). Connections to Jhuggi / hutments / Patri Shopkeepers shall be given as temporary connection only and shall be energized through prepaid meters only and the prospective consumer has to provide Aadhar Card/Pan Card/Ration Card/ Voter ID Card/ Driving License/ BankAccount of Nationalized Bank only (one of these). All the papers issued in regard to this connection will boldly display that the same is a temporary connection and is not proof of ownership of the said premises.
The conditions mentioned above in sub-clauses (i) to (vi) shall not be applicable for the connections released and requested under this subclause. Provided that these temporary connections shall be up to 2 KW only. It shall be the responsibility of the licensee to ensure electrical safety in such cases.
There won't be anything called commercial. It will be non-domestic now.
Amendment of clause 4.6(ii).-In the said Code, in clause 4.6, in subclause (ii), the word “commercial” shall be replaced by the word “non-domestic.”
Temporary connection could be provided for 5 years now. Earlier, only 2 years was possible in a normal scenario.
Amendment of clause 4.10. - In the said Code, in clause 4.10 (i) the first proviso shall be substituted as follows:
Temporary Supply: Provided in the case of construction of building in colonies / multistory complexes etc., the period of temporary supply can be extended beyond 2 years subject to a maximum of six months in exceptional circumstances at the discretion of licensee
4.10(i) --- “Provided in the case of construction of building in colonies/ multi-story complexes etc. The period of such temporary supply can be extended beyond 5 years with the approval of the Chief Engineer or equivalent officer.
Load enhancement notice should be served only if the consumer is found to have exceeded the contracted demand for continuous previous three months.
Amendment in clause 6.9(B)(v) - In the said Code, in clause 6.9(B) in sub-clause (v), shall be substituted as follows:
The consumer shall be served a notice (refer clause 9.3) advising him to get the contracted load enhanced within 30 days of the detection. However, the consumer shall be charged for an excess load for the period specified in the notice. The licensee shall merge the excess load with the previously sanctioned load, and levy additional charges calculated as above, along with additional security and subsequent bills shall be issued with the enhanced load.
6.9(B)(v) If the consumer is found to have exceeded the contracted demand for continuous previous three months, the consumer shall be served a notice of one month (refer clause 9.3) advising him to get the contracted load enhanced. However, the consumer shall be charged for an excess load for the period the load is found to exceed the contracted load. The licensee shall merge the excess load with the previously sanctioned load, and levy additional charges calculated as above, along with additional security. Subsequent action regarding the increase in contracted load, or otherwise, shall be taken only after due examination of the consumer’s reply to the notice and a written order in this respect by the
If the main meter is not working for certain days and the double meter is available, Average consumption of double meter shall be considered for the billing
Amendment in clause 5.7 - In the said Code, in clause 5.7, the following sub-clause shall be inserted, namely: “5.7 (g) This clause shall only be applicable where double metering
system /Substation meter/audit meter is available and is working in a healthy condition. in case of a defective meter while calculating average consumption & the demand of the consumer, for the period between the date of last reading and the date of replacement of the defective meter, where double metering system is available and is working in healthy condition, the reading of double pole meter / Substation meter/audit meter shall be considered for billing purposes on per day basis in that particular month. The difference in consumer meter & double pole meter for the previous 3 months is also to be taken into account.
In the case where double metering (irrespective of meter location) is not available, the Consumer shall be billed as per the prevailing clause 5.7 (d).