CM Uddhav Thackeray: MERC has directed power companies to show transparency in billing procedures

After several people including Bollywood celebrities expressed shock and raised their concerns over exorbitant electricity bills, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has taken note of the complaints.

The Chief Ministers Office on Tuesday said power companies have been directed to redress complaints.

“Taking stock of the rising number of consumer complaints related to exorbitant electricity bills, Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed power companies to show transparency in its billing procedures and redress the consumer complaints immediately,” said CMO.

Several consumers, especially those taking services of Torrent power and Adani electricity have received power bills, that in some cases are more than three times their monthly average.

ET Energy World
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