Punjab State Power Corporation Limited
Public Relations Office
Press Note, Patiala August 11,2020
In view of the Covid 19 pandemic, Sh. A. Venu Prasad ,CMD, PSPCL made an appeal to its esteemed consumers to stay home and make payments of their electricity bills online to save their precious time, cost and energy.
While giving information of seamless digital payment modes like PSPCL website, mobile apps namely UMANG, BHIM, Paytm, BBPS channels like PhonePe, Just Dial, Google Pay, Amazon, Payzapp & so on, he said PSPCL is striving hard to provide digital payments avenues for the benefits of society, especially during this Covid-19 period.
Sh. A. Venu Prasad said that PSPCL is continuously guiding and providing assistance to the consumers to make available trouble free foolproof digital payment system. Any of the queries of consumers regarding digital payments are properly and promptly resolved. In FY 2019-20, PSPCL was able to collect around 70% amount digitally from 120 lakh digital transactions, amounting to Rs. 17700 crores.
CMD also appealed to consumers having no internet access to-wear masks and follow social distancing while visiting at the bill collection centres for making payments of their bills.
Sh. A. Venu Prasad further informed that Necessary instructions have been issued to all chief engineers distribution of PSPCL to ensure social distancing and use of sanitization at the bill collection centres across the state.
Press note no 32, August 11,2020