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Now prepaid meter will not be able to be recharged by check
Ghaziabad. The facility of recharging prepaid electricity meters by giving a cheque can be closed soon. In this regard, the Electricity Corporation has sent a proposal to the Electricity Regulatory Commission. Officials say that in view of the time taken in check clearance and check bounce cases, there has been a demand to eliminate the option of recharge by check.
In the district, 4437 consumers use prepaid electricity meters. In addition to check, cash, digital payment, RTGS facility is being provided to recharge the meter, but now the Electricity Corporation has sent a proposal to the regulatory commission to eliminate the recharge by check. Earlier, the data of problems faced in recharging by check was also taken from all the sections of Ghaziabad zone. It came to light that the officials recharge the prepaid meter by check but later the check is not cleared. There is no provision to stop the power supply of the consumer after recharge.
Problems caused by checks in more than 50 cases:
Officials of the Electricity Corporation said that till now in more than 50 cases, the Electricity Corporation did not get the recharge amount after recharge by check. In case of check bounce, the consumers were instructed and the balance amount was deposited on the next recharge. In view of such cases, the option of cheque is being considered to be dispensed with.
Most consumers in urban area
The Ghaziabad zone has the highest number of prepaid meter users at 2309 in the urban area. 608 in section-1, 1313 consumers in section two have got prepaid electricity meters installed. Modinagar and Muradnagar area has the lowest 83, Loni 124 consumers have taken prepaid connection.

Now prepaid meter will not be able to be recharged by check

Ghaziabad. The facility of recharging prepaid electricity meters by giving a cheque can be closed soon. In this regard, the Electricity Corporation has sent a proposal to the Electricity Regulatory Commission. Officials say that in view of the time taken in check clearance and check bounce cases, there has been a demand to eliminate the option of recharge by check.

In the district, 4437 consumers use prepaid electricity meters. In addition to check, cash, digital payment, RTGS facility is being provided to recharge the meter, but now the Electricity Corporation has sent a proposal to the regulatory commission to eliminate the recharge by check. Earlier, the data of problems faced in recharging by check was also taken from all the sections of Ghaziabad zone. It came to light that the officials recharge the prepaid meter by check but later the check is not cleared. There is no provision to stop the power supply of the consumer after recharge.

Problems caused by checks in more than 50 cases:

Officials of the Electricity Corporation said that till now in more than 50 cases, the Electricity Corporation did not get the recharge amount after recharge by check. In case of check bounce, the consumers were instructed and the balance amount was deposited on the next recharge. In view of such cases, the option of cheque is being considered to be dispensed with.

Most consumers in urban area

The Ghaziabad zone has the highest number of prepaid meter users at 2309 in the urban area. 608 in section-1, 1313 consumers in section two have got prepaid electricity meters installed. Modinagar and Muradnagar area has the lowest 83, Loni 124 consumers have taken prepaid connection.