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Adani electricity to give energy saving fans at 30% subsidy to 50,000 consumers

According to sources, these ceiling fans utilise 60 per cent less electricity. Hence, the consumers will be able save maximum in terms of their electricity bills, said a company spokesperson.

Adani electricity to give energy saving fans at 30% subsidy to 50,000 consumers
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Amid raging controversy over inflated bills during the lockdown, Adani Electricity on Wednesday, December 9, announced a new scheme to provide energy saving ceiling fans at 25-30 per cent subsidised cost.

This scheme would be available for 50,000 residential customers in suburbs on a first come first serve basis.

According to sources, these ceiling fans utilise 60 per cent less electricity. Hence, the consumers will be able to save the maximum in terms of their electricity bills, said a company spokesperson. Consumers can register for the initiative by calling the Adani customer care centre on 19122 or log on to the official website.

The spokesperson also stated that during the past three similar programs, Adani had distributed 25,000 energy-efficient 5-star ceiling fans and 6,500 refrigerators at a subsidised cost to residential consumers.

Last month, the company had released online services for its customers. In which, Nearly 30 lakh consumers of Adani Electricity can now use digital options for various services like self-meter reading, receiving bills through an email, SMS, check the bills on its website or through the app. They also can make an online payment, apply for a new connection, carry out change in name on the bill and use digital platform for many more other services.

Moreover, Maharashtra Energy Minister Nitin Raut had announced that the government will not be able to provide any relaxation in the inflated electricity bills that consumers received post-lockdown.

Read More: 'No relaxation in the inflated electricity bills': Energy minister Nitin Raut

As a result, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray had on November 26, appealed the people of Maharashtra not to pay inflated electricity bills. In addition, the party and BJP staged a state-wide protest demanding relaxation in the bills. However, there hasn't been any official announcement made yet on the same.

Also Read: MVA govt. lacks interest to provide relief: Raj Thackeray on inflated bill issue

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