New Delhi, Online Desk. Do not panic if you have not availed the benefit of the exemption on the water bill announced by the ruling Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi. Under the scheme of Delhi Jal Board, you can avail discount on water bill till 31 December. In this way you have a month and a half to take advantage. Let us know that in view of the increasing cases of Corona virus infection, DJB has extended the plan to waive water dues bill by 31 December 2020. So far, more than 5 lakh consumers have benefited from this scheme.
This is the scheme
Delhi Jal Board had earlier implemented this scheme till 30 September 2020, which has been extended till 31 December. Now, if consumers deposit principal arrears till 31 March 2019 also by 31 September 2020, then there is a provision of 100 percent discount on Late Payment Surcharge (LPSC).
100% bill waived for residents of E, F, G, H colony
In the order issued by the Delhi Jal Board, according to the House Tax, 4 of the A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H colonies belong to the residents residing in the category ie E, F, G, H Colony. 100% principal amount has been waived. According to the scheme, 100% of all their LPSC and arrears including the current dues till March 31, 2019 have also been waived.
Know which category of consumers get discount here
- In this scheme of Delhi Jal Board, 75 percent exemption has been given to consumers falling in D category.
- C category consumers are given a discount of 50 percent.
- Relieving consumers of A and B category, the water bill is getting 25 percent discount.
- Domestic electricity consumers who have functional meters in this scheme are benefiting from this.
According to Raghav Chaddha, the vice chairman of Delhi Jal Board, the corona virus epidemic has had a tremendous impact on the people of the capital Delhi. This is the reason why the Arvind Kejriwal government has extended the exemption scheme in the water bill till 31 December 2020.
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