The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has launched online quick bill payment system in the state. In addition to this, 433 easy bill outlets have also been set up in Punjab for making online payments without paying any additional charges, an official spokesman said.
He said that in pursuance of governance reforms initiated in the state by Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, who also holds power portfolio, the PSPCL has also implemented various citizen centric services online to help the consumers.
In addition to online deposit of bills, the corporation has launched 24x7 centralised helpline, online registration of complaints and state-of-the-art customer care centres, he added. Giving details, he said under this online payment gateway project, consumers in 46 major towns have been provided this facility in first phase and rest areas of the state would be covered in next six months.
He informed that 46 towns covered under first phase included Patiala, Gurdaspur, SAS Nagar, Gidderbaha, Jaito, Nangal, Patti, Nakodar, Sirhind, Nawanshahr, Malout, Rupnagar, Rajpura, Samana, Tarntaran, Faridkot, Dhuri, Kotkapura, Muktsar, Khanna, Malerkotla, Kharar, Sunam, Zira, Nabha, Ferozpur Cantt., Jalalabad, Mandi Gobindgarh and Batala.Abohar, Sangrur, Phagwara, Ferozpur City, Mansa, Barnala, Rampura Phul, Jagraon, Fazilka, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala, Pathankot, Bathinda, Jalandhar Cantt, Jalandhar, Amritsar, Moga and Ludhiana consumers could view their electricity bills, download receipts after payments and lodge complaints online on the portal at www.pspcl.in.