Actor Taapsee Pannu was shocked to seek out that she was despatched an electrical energy bill for Rs 36,000 not too long ago. She took to Twitter to complain about it to the power firm and puzzled how her bill may very well be 10 instances the standard quantity. Now, Taapsee has realized the reality behind the bill quantity.
On Thursday, Taapsee shared a tweet saying that she tried to determine out how she might owe Rs 36,000 for electrical energy. But after some heavy quantity crunching, she figured out the bill was professional in any case. “So after an hour long meeting, crazy amount of numbers n calculations floating around, realised the ‘approximate’ reading wasn’t really THAT approximate. Infact far from it,” she wrote in her tweet and connected an image of the calculations she did on a bit of paper. The Rs 36,000 bill is for 3 months of electrical energy.
So after an hour lengthy assembly, loopy quantity of numbers n calculations floating round, realised the “approximate” reading wasn’t actually THAT approximate. Infact removed from it. pic.twitter.com/rSjb36JKaA
— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) July 2, 2020
Taapsee mentioned that the tactic utilized by the electrical energy firm might have been higher. “And sitting n witnessing the day wise report from my meter for the lockdown phase made me realise how unprepared we ALL were to handle this. Third month bill came in with the charges of difference in amount between actual reading and ‘approximate’ reading of the first 2 months. This made us all flip coz the ‘approximation’ was done basis winter months n not March- May of 2019(which would’ve been a better approximation) it’s the sudden jerk in the amount in the bill that none of us were prepared for which has hit us really hard,” she wrote.
“Glad @Adani_Elec_Mum had the patience to clarify every detail and hoping in the future we all will be better prepared and given a better ‘approximate’ jerk to deal with the reality later,” she added.
three months of lockdown and I ponder what equipment(s) I’ve newly used or purchased within the condominium solely final month to have such an insane rise in my electrical energy bill. @Adani_Elec_Mum what sort of POWER r u charging us for? pic.twitter.com/jZMMoxDMgj
— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) June 28, 2020
Not simply, Taapsee, however many different Mumbaikars additionally confronted the identical problem with their electrical energy payments for June. Richa Chadha, Kavita Kaushik, Renuka Shahane, Vir Das, Dino Morea, amongst many purchasers of Adani Electricity had taken to Twitter complaining about receiving inflated payments in June. The firm had knowledgeable that the payments being acquired by them include the precise reading taken after the comfort of the lockdown and the whole quantity payable and modification particulars of March and April. Apart from Adani, different utilities like Mahadiscom, Tata Power and BEST had come beneath criticism for charging inflated payments in the course of the lockdown interval.
MERC (Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission), nevertheless, backed the claims of those utilities saying that the fee had allowed utilities to boost payments based mostly on common consumption in the course of the lockdown interval of March to May, besides the place automated metre reading facility was out there.
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