Corona issue : MEPCO reschedule electricity bills date to facilitate over 6.4 mln consumers

MULTAN: Chief Executive Officer (CEO), MEPCO, Engineer Tahir Mahmood has issued orders for extension in payment schedule of consumers electricity bills across the region due to coronavirus (COVID-19) issue.

He also ordered not to get Late Payment Surcharge (LPS) from consumers who submitted bills till March – 31, 2020.

According to Mepco spokesman Jamshaid Niazi, the date of electricity bills recovery from batch No 1 to 30 was rescheduled to facilitate over 6.4 million consumers across the Mepco region.

The Batch no 1 to 8 consumers whose bills submission date was fixed 20 to 27 March could deposit their bills by March – 31, 2020 now.

Similarly, batch 9 consumers date extended from March – 30 to April – 7, batch 10 from March – 30 to April – 8, Bath 11 from March – 31 to April – 9, batch 12 from March – 31 to April – 10, batch 13, 14 consumers could deposit bills by April – 13 from April 3 and 6.

Similarly, batch 15, 16 from April 7, 8 to April – 14, batch 17, 18 from April 9, 10 to April – 15, batch 19, 20 from April 13, 14 to April – 16, batch 28, 29 till March – 31 and batch 30 consumers date was extended by March 30 – 2020.

CEO Mepco has also ordered Director Finance to issue directions to all banks receiving electricity bills not to get LPS till March – 31, 2020 and Superintending Engineers were also conveyed regarding this.