Power Supply to Ayursundra Hospital & Swastik Engineers Snapped Due to Nonpayment of Bills
While Ayursundra Hospital has an overdue of Rs 36,21,870, Swastik Engineers has an overdue of Rs 13,90,770.
GUWAHATI: Due to non payment of energy bills, power supply to Ayursundra Hospital, Gorchuk, Guwahati and M/s Swastik Engineers has been disconnected.
Discontinuation of power supply has also affected the office of DY365, a Guwahati-based private TV news channel.
Power supply to these institutions have been snapped due to non-payment of energy bills. This was informed by APDCL (Assam Power Distribution Corporation Limited) on Tuesday.
APDCL said: "Due to non-payment of energy bills, power supply to Ayursundra Hospital, Gorchuk, Guwahati and M/s Swastik Engineers (office of DY365 is also affected) has been disconnected," reads the tweet.
Meanwhile, the Assam Power Department is experiencing massive losses as a result of outstanding power bills from other state departments.
Bimal Borah, the power minister, exposed the actual nature of these departments' failure to pay their electrical bills. Bimal Bora told the reporters at Bijuli Bhawan that government departments owe the Power Department a whopping 106 crore rupees.
The Power Department is attempting to settle its overdue debts in a variety of reasonable approaches.
Consumers and departments that have failed to pay their invoices and owe up to Rs. 30,000 can pay the debt in ten installments. They must contact the department's assistant manager for clarification regarding this. Those who spend more than Rs. 50,000 must consult with the deputy general manager and pay in 15 installments.
The Power Department's goal is not only to collect past-due payments in installments but to instill a habit of bill payment by the 10th of each month among government departments and businesses.
In a notification, the Chief Minister instructed all Drawing and Disbursing Officers (DDO) to guarantee that "No dues payable against Electricity Bill of APDCL." A certificate stating "No dues payable against APDCL's Electricity Bill" will be sent to all workers prior to the processing of salaries or salary bills on or before June 30, 2021.