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2.5 million apply for power subsidy in Delhi; more expected in coming days

Kejriwal had said many people want to opt out of the subsidy scheme and those who do not require it should not get it

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BS Web TeamAgencies New Delhi
Out of 5.8 million power consumers in Delhi, 2.5 million have applied for a tariff subsidy. The state government expects the number to pick up in the coming days as the awareness of the new mandate spreads, a report by Hindustan Times (HT) stated. 

Those who applied for the subsidy before September 30 will receive the subsidies in the electricity bill for October. On September 14, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that the customers can avail of power subsidy by giving a missed call on 7011311111 or by sending a Whatsapp message. 

The applications started on September 14. 


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First Published: Oct 03 2022 | 12:14 PM IST

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