Online Payment Option for Power Bill

Published: 14th November 2015 07:09 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th November 2015 07:09 AM   |  A+A-

PUDUCHERRY:In a bid to ensure that consumers having accounts in banks other than State Bank of India (SBI) are able to pay their power bills online, the Puducherry Electricity Department (PED), on Friday, introduced the State Bank Multi Option Payment System. The facility inaugurated by Power Minister T Thiagarajan is intended to benefit not only the consumers but also the department. With its introduction, consumers could remit their bills through 58 banks, apart from State Bank of India. Details of consumers such as names, addresses, dues etc could be obtained through this facility, according to a release from the electricity department. PED had introduced the facility of online payment of power tariff through State Bank of India for low-tension subscribers on December 28, 2011. However, consumers having account with the SBI only could remit their power bills online. Online payment was extended to high-tension consumers in all four regions of the Union Terrivw

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