Assam CM Himanta applauds officials of power dept for their good performance in generating revenues
The demand of the revenue in power department was Rs 599.38 crore and the collection was Rs 679.63 crore which is much higher than the demand in the month of August
GUWAHATI: The Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has applauded the officers and employees of Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd. for their good performance in the work which resulted increasing of revenue in the power department.
Chief Minister Sarma wrote in twitter, "The officers and employees of @apdclsocial are doing a great Job. The performance of last 3 month is extra ordinary. However we need to continue our good work till we become a self-sufficient organization @BimalBorahbjp".
Sarma also shared the data in which it is mentioned that in August the demand of the revenue was Rs 599.38 crore and the collection was Rs 679.63 crore which is much higher than the demand.
Meanwhile, replying the tweet of CM Sarma, power minister of Assam Bimal Borah wrote, "Thank you Hon'ble CM Dr. @himantabiswa for your words of encouragement. Your appreciation will further motivate @apdclsocial officials to better serve the people of Assam".
Earlier, it was reported that in a major crisis for the Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd (APDLC), more than 40 lakh electricity consumers did not pay their electricity bills for the month of July 2021. The state Power Minister Bimal Bora speaking during assembly session informed that a staggering amount of 40 percent of electricity consumers did not pay their bills, which is a major crisis for the APDCL.
Further stating the fact that the number of the total such electricity consumers who defaulted their bills was 24, 39, 730. The Power Minister added that "As of July 31, 20,213 government organizations had to pay electricity bills of whopping around Rs. 77 crore." Minister Bora further claimed that according to the decision taken by the State Cabinet, the state government paid the electricity bills of such defaulter consumers who used 30-unit electricity per month of the five months of this year each.