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Delhi Electricity Subsidy Scheme 2023 Form PDF Download Online: Apply through Helpline, Whatsapp Number (7011311111) | दिल्ली बिजली बिल सब्सिडी योजना आवेदन

दिल्ली बिजली बिल सब्सिडी योजना फॉर्म पीडीएफ | How to Apply for Electricity Subsidy Online | Delhi Electricity Subsidy Scheme Registration 2023 | Application for Electricity Subsidy in Delhi | Delhi Electricity Subsidy Form PDF Download | Whatsapp number for power subsidy in Delhi 

Delhi government on 14 September 2022 announced that from 1st October, residents of the national capital can get the electricity subsidy only if they apply for it. This means the power subsidy will no longer be available by default. Addressing a press conference, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said people can now give a missed call or send a WhatsApp message on 7011311111 to avail free electricity scheme.

Option to opt in for power subsidy will be carried out once every year i.e people will have to fill this form 1 time in a particular year to continue getting electricity bill subsidy. People who want to avail the power subsidy will have to apply for the same before September 30. Here are the steps to apply online for Delhi Electricity Subsidy Scheme.

Delhi Electricity Subsidy Scheme Application Form PDF

Now we tell you about the one such method where you can get Delhi Electricity Subsidy Scheme form PDF:-
  • Save number 7011311111 on your mobile phone and start "Whatsapp" chat.
  • Type Hi and a message will come "Welcome to Delhi Government Power Subsidy portal. To avail Delhi power subsidy, please proceed. दिल्ली सरकार के बिजली सब्सिडी पोर्टल में आपका स्वागत है। दिल्ली बिजली सब्सिडी का लाभ उठाने के लिए, कृपया आगे बढ़ें।"
  • Then it will ask for "Please select the language to proceed. कृपया आगे बढ़ने के लिए भाषा चुनें". You can select either English or Hindi Language.
  • Next it will show you information regarding opting in for Electricity Bill Subsidy Scheme. It would then ask "To opt-in, please enter the CA Number as per your electricity bill mentioned on top-right side".
  • Once you enter the CA number, then Delhi Electricity Subsidy Scheme Form PDF will open.
  • Please select from one of the given options. It will then ask to confirm details, whether it is correct or not.
  • Once you confirm it, you would get registered for Delhi Sarkar Bijli Subsidy Scheme and you will be given an acknowledgement number. 

Delhi Electricity Subsidy Scheme 2023 Information Link -

Delhi Electricity Subsidy Scheme Registration Alternate Methods

In order to avail power subsidy, consumers will have to fill Delhi Electricity Subsidy Form PDF which can be obtained through the following methods:-

Missed Call on Helpline Number 

People can give a missed call on 7011311111, you will get a link in the 'Message Inbox' which will redirect to Whatsapp and then form will be given online.

Through Whatsapp 

  • Save Whatsapp Number 7011311111 in your contacts. 
  • People can type Hi on this WhatsApp number. 
  • Then opt-in form for subsidy will be given on WhatsApp. 
  • Scan the QR code on the subsidy form provided along with your latest BSES bill.
  • Click on the SMS link received on your registered mobile number with BSES. 
  • After doing this, you will get a message that the subsidy on their electricity bill is active.

Through Registered Mobile Number

Those electricity connections having registered mobile numbers will also get forms from the government to opt for subsidy.

By Delhi State Government 

People will get this form with their next electricity bill and they can submit the form at their designated collection centre for paying electricity bills.

Through Offline Mode

You can also apply for power subsidy offline by filling up a form attached with your power bill and submitting it at designated collection centres, and the subsidy will continue from October 1.

Timeline for Electricity Subsidy Scheme in Delhi

People who register in Delhi Electricity Subsidy Scheme till 31 October 2022 will continue their power subsidy from 1 October 2022 onwards. People who make Delhi Electricity Subsidy registration in the month of November 2022 will have to pay the electricity bill of October month. Such people will be able to avail power subsidy from November. Similar is the process which will be followed from next month onward.
Thus in short in whichever month you apply, you will get subsidy from that month onwards but you will have to pay bill for the preceding months.

Delhi Power Subsidy Helpline Number Launch

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on 14 September 2022 launched Electricity Subsidy Scheme helpline number for power consumers in the city to continue getting government subsidy on electricity bills. From 1 October 2022, electricity subsidy will be extended only to those who apply for it.

CM said that it was the demand of a section of people that the power subsidy should not be forced and people should be provided an option. So, the state govt. is launching Delhi Electricity Subsidy Scheme to enable people to opt for power subsidy.

Delhi Electricity Subsidy Registration Confirmation

After filling in the Delhi Electricity Subsidy registration form, people will have to wait for upto 3 days. Within three days of filing this form, people will get a confirmation email or SMS about their registration to continue for subsidy.

Apply Online Process for Delhi Electricity Subsidy Scheme

  • First of all, people will have to place a call on the helpline number 7011311111.
  • On giving a missed call on the helpline number, people get a link and message saying, “To register for Delhi government electricity subsidy please click on the given link, Delhi government Team DELPWR”.
  • The link takes people to a WhatApp chat box titled “Delhi government power subsidy scheme.”
  • Say 'Hi' on the Whatsapp.
  • Then you will get Delhi Electricity Subsidy Scheme Form.
  • Download it in PDF format, fill it and submit it to the concerned authorities along with your electricity bills.
  • After your application is received, you will get confirmation of registration within 3 days.
  • Then you will continue to get subsidy on electricity bills.
Currently, 47,11,176 families are taking benefit of the power subsidy in Delhi and all consumers will be given a choice to opt-out from the subsidy or continue getting free electricity from October 1 onwards. Delhi government will also issue a "power-subsidy phone-line" where the consumers will be able to drop a missed call on this phone-line to register their choice.

About Delhi Electricity Subsidy Scheme

In Delhi Electricity Subsidy Scheme, domestic power consumers in Delhi get subsidies in two forms.
  • Those who use up to 200 units a month are given a 100% waiver (There are 3,039,766 such consumers at the moment).
  • Consumers who use 201-400 units are given up to Rs. 800 in subsidy (There are 1,659,976 such consumers)

Categories of Consumers in Delhi Electricity Bill Subsidy Scheme

There are 5,818,231 total electricity connections in Delhi. Delhi government provides power subsidies to 4 categories of consumers:-
  • Domestic consumers (4.69 million)
  • Anti-Sikh riot victims (758 consumers)
  • Agricultural consumers (10,676)
  • Lawyers (4,899) whose chambers are within the court complex.
The number of subsidised connections totals to 4,716,075 consumers across all categories.

Amount of Subsidy on Electricity Bills

CM Kejriwal mentioned that Delhi government provides power subsidy worth Rs. 3,000 crore per year. There are around 58 lakh domestic consumers out of whom 47 lakh get power subsidy on bills. It includes around 30 lakh people who gets 0 bill while 16-17 lakh get around half of their actual bills. The electricity subsidy process continued till 1 October 2022 only. From then onward, you will have to apply every year if you want to get electricity subsidy.

Opposition on Delhi Electricity Subsidy Scheme

Opposition party BJP spokesperson said that CM Kejriwal has been "roaming around the entire country making announcements about the free electricity and subsidies" but within Delhi, he has announced about the withdrawal of subsidies for those who do not wish to seek them. He added "People in Punjab should understand that their subsidy will also go and people in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh should not see such dreams".

Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta also alleged that "Kejriwal is an expert in taking U turns. He announces these schemes, takes votes in their name, woos people and takes a U turn on these schemes. In name of free electricity, he has carried out a lot of propaganda and Delhi's treasury is empty. He was wasted Delhi's money on advertisements and personal expenses. People want to know the reality behind these schemes."

Awareness Campaign on Delhi Electricity Bill Subsidy Scheme

Delhi government will launch an awareness campaign on Delhi Electricity Subsidy Scheme to inform people about the option to opt-in. This scheme will ensure that people who can pay their bills and do not need the subsidy will give it up. Delhi govt. has made a robust technical system which is not expected to crash for 47 lakh people. The state govt. is also planning to organise camps and thinking about door-to-door campaign in this regard.

CM Kejriwal said that the subsidy is not being withdrawn but an option is being provided as per demand of some people. Delhi govt. is providing an option to everyone and is ensuring that power subsidy is not forced on people. Those who want it can take the subsidy.

Data is a reworked version of articles published in Hindustan Times, Times of India, India Today, News 18 and other newspapers.

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