Rs 3400 crores electricity bill: The electricity bill of a two-storey house in Gwalior, the city of Madhya Pradesh Energy Minister Pradyuman Singh Tomar, came to more than 3400 crores. As soon as the message of the bill came on the mobile, at first the family felt that there would be some mistake, but when checked online, the same amount was visible. After which the blood pressure of the landlady woman and her father increased. Both had to be taken to the hospital.
When the department investigated, it was found that the electricity employee had filled the service number instead of meter reading in the amount of the bill. After that this the original bill was generated. Now the house bill has been reduced to Rs 1300. Energy Minister Pradyuman Singh Tomar took big action on this mistake. He has suspended one employee. Also, a notice has been issued to the Junior Engineer.
Rs 3400 crores electricity bill
Advocate Sanjeev lives with his wife and father-in-law in Shiv Vihar Colony, behind the city center metro tower. The meter of the house is in the name of his wife Priyanka Gupta. Priyanka is a housewife. Sanjeev told that the message received on his wife’s mobile last week. In this, his electricity bill of this time was said to be Rs 34 billion 19 crore 53 lakh 25 thousand 293. On seeing the bill, the BP of wife and father-in-law Rajendra Prasad Gupta increased. Father-in-law is a heart patient. Both had to be admitted to the hospital.
Electricity company admits its mistake
Sanjeev told that the bill was to be paid by July 30, otherwise penalty would have to be imposed. After this he made several rounds of the electricity department. Explained his point to the officers. The officials of the electricity department also accepted the mistake and got the correction done. The electricity company called it a human error, but it worsened the health of the people of our house.
Nitin Manglik, general manager of the power company, says that this is a human error. It has been rectified. The erring APO has been sacked. The Assistant Revenue Officer has been suspended. Show cause notice has also been issued to Junior Engineer. If a mistake has been made, then action is taken.
Energy Minister Pradyuman Singh Tomar says that a mistake has been made, it has been rectified immediately. Action is also being taken. See how quickly we corrected the mistake.