The MeECL issued notice for disconnection of service under the Electricity Act, 2003

Shillong, April 05: The Meghalaya Power Distribution Corporation Ltd.  (MePDCL) vide office order bearing no. MeECL/CA/GA/7/2019/162 dated 4th November, 2020 had announced the ‘MePDCL One Time Settlement Scheme, 2020’ for all categories of defaulting consumers including permanently disconnected consumers to recover long outstanding dues of electricity bills as on 31st March, 2020. The said scheme was valid up to 31st March, 2021.

Therefore, a General Notice as per the relevant provisions of the MSERC (Electricity Supply Code) Regulations, 2018 is hereby issued to all the defaulting consumers informing that with effect from 16th April, 2021, the MePDCL shall commence rigorous electricity disconnection drive under section 56 of the Electricity Act, 2003.

The disconnection will be against all defaulting consumers not enrolled or opted for this Scheme including consumers who opted the Scheme but failed to comply with the terms of the Scheme. This notice shall be treated as Notice for disconnection to all defaulting consumers of the MePDCL.

The list of defaulters is available at the website of the MeECL There shall also be prosecution proceedings against those permanently disconnected consumers who have failed to settle their dues under the scheme or otherwise. This was informed by the Chairman and Managing Director, MePDCL.

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