Electricity bills have been soaring. With many of us staying home 24×7, it is quite expected that electricity consumption would be more compared to when we were going to work, going to school and going out in general.
Electricity distribution companies were unable to take meter readings during lockdown, so they were issuing estimated bills. The result was that people got shocks when they started receiving their bills after meter readings. Wrong readings? Unfair calculations?
I’ve tried to explain why the bills seem overtly high, how you can raise grievances and tips to minimise power usage. Read my post on mumbai.citizenmatters.in here.