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Assam Cabinet: APDCL will install apprx 58 lakh smart meters in Assam

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Assam Cabinet: APDCL will install approximately 58 lakh smart meters throughout Assam. The installation process has already begun, and most importantly, the old meter and the newly installed metre will be monitored for one month. If there are no complaints about the smart metre after one month, APDCL will uninstall the old metre. To avoid any inconvenience, smart metres will be used alongside previously used metres in every household for a month. However, if no case or objection is filed within a month, the old metres will be removed.

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A total of Rs 56.74 crore budget has been approved for the construction of three power grids in Hatsingimari, Salakati and Barpeta.

On the other hand, the power distribution company installed over two lakh smart meters from November 2021 to May 2022. Domestic customers consuming (below 5 kW) up to 120 units per month will have to pay a fixed charge of Rs 60 per kW per month, plus an energy charge of Rs 5.30 per kWh, according to the new tariff card. Fixed charges of Rs 60 per kW per month fixed Rs 6.60 per kWh will apply to rates of 120 to 240 units.

On the other hand, Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd has installed smart meters under the DBFOOT (Design Build Finance Own Operate Transfer) model. The APDCL installed over two lakh smart meters from November 2021 to May 2022.

The APDCL is aiming to install 6.2 lakh smart meters in the state under the Rs 566.33-crore Central Government’s Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme (RDSS).

 

 

How can to check my APDCL prepaid electricity meter balance?

Consumers can do APDCL prepaid recharge through myBijulee app as a guest user.  Click on Prepaid Recharge > Enter your Consumer Number (12-digit number) > Verify. You can now see your prepaid meter details.

 

How to pay APDCL bills using myBijulee app?

MyBijulee, the official APDCL app, allows you to pay your bill without logging in or registering. To pay your bill using APDCL quick pay, you must first download the app.:

Step 1: Download myBijulee app on your phone. (Android users – click here to download. iOS users – click here to download)

Step 2: Open the app > Click on Sign in as Guest User > Click on Quick Pay.

Step 3: Enter your Consumer Number > Click on the Submit button. Your billing details will appear on the screen.

Step 4: Enter your contact details (mobile number and email address).

Step 5: Verify the details > Click on the Pay button.

Step 6: Select a payment method and finish the transaction. You will receive your APDCL bill payment receipt once the payment is successful.

 

On the other hand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah will attend a two-day celebration beginning November 23 at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced on Wednesday.

The seminars will be attended by 200 history students from various Assam colleges, and the exhibition will include artifacts from the state museum as well as some replicas.

 

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