It has come to the fore that the hike in rate has been announced to cover the cost of fuel and energy purchases.
Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL)
The new tariff will come into effect from December to February next year, said official.
APDCL claimed that use of fans, air conditioners, and coolers have increased in the month of July and August leading to an increase in electric bills
A youth Zahid Hussain Sheikh from the neighbourhood also died in the incident
However, for a period of two years or till further orders, Barua will continue as the chairman of the Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL).
The plant is set up under the Assam Solar Energy Policy, 2017 in ‘Build, Own, Operate’ model by Azure Power.
However, the power department has cut off the electricity in the areas since Monday due to severe rain, which has caused floods in the area.
The victim, Debokanta Saikia, was a resident of Baruahhola village in Chabua under the Dibrugarh District
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Barua ordered APDCL officials to turn off power to all defaulting customers who have not paid their bills since 2020 or before.
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