200 units Free Power Scheme in Andhra Pradesh GO 91

Scheduled Castes Component 2019–20  ‘Jagjeevan Jyothi’ Enhancement of benefit under the Free Power Scheme from (100) units to (200) units to the eligible SC households as per the announcement in MANIFESTO – Orders -Issued.

Government of Andhra Pradesh have issued orders for the payment of electricity charges to benefit the SC & ST households, living in SC & ST colonies with monthly consumption of 0-50 units per month, provided that the DISCOMS concerned give detailed consumption particulars of each beneficiary.

Government of Andhra Pradesh have launched the ‘Jagjeevan Jyothi’ scheme, duly enhancing the benefit of Free Power up to (75) Units from the existing (50) units in respect of the SC & ST households, consuming power up to (100) Units per month.

Government of Andhra Pradesh have issued orders for enhancing the benefit of Free Power Scheme from (75) units to (100) units in respect of the SC & ST households, consuming power up to (125) Units per month.

During the Cabinet meeting held on 10-6-2019, the Hon’ble Chief Minister has instructed to extend the benefit of Free Power up to (200) units from the existing (100) units to the eligible Scheduled Castes Households in the State, as per the announcement in MANIFESTO in order to ensure that the benefit the larger number of eligible poor SC families. The Director of Social Welfare vide reference 8th read above has submitted proposals accordingly.

Government after careful examination of the above proposal, hereby enhance the benefit for providing Free Power from 100 units to 200 Units to SC Eligible Households consuming power up-to 200 units per month in the State under the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Assurance in MANIFESTO, duly covering an additional 2.82 lakh SC families (with an additional subsidy amount of Rs 107.24 crores per annum).

The Director of Social Welfare is permitted to incur the expenditure for the above purpose under Head of Account “2225-01-800-11-08-330-000” and he is permitted to meet the additional amount required for the purpose by reallocation within Scheduled Castes Component 2019-20, at the appropriate time.

In order to ensure the proper implementation of the scheme and in order to ensure that the benefits under the scheme are availed all the eligible SC beneficiaries, Government further orders that:

a) The concerned DISCOMs & RESCOs shall mandatorily obtain and the enter in the scheme database the (a) Aadhar Number (b) Mobile Number (c) Caste Certificate (Mee Seva certificate or Certification by the DISCOMs) of all the Scheduled Castes consumers availing the benefit under the scheme, by 31st October,2019.

b) The DISCOMs & RESCOs shall issue (a) Distinct electricity bill to the consumers benefitting under this scheme (b) Dispatch SMS & Voice message, every month, to the consumers. (c) Take up a widespread awareness campaign under the scheme, along with the Social Welfare Department.

These enhanced benefit under the scheme shall come into force w.e.f. August bills payable in September 2019, as per the bill cycle of the DISCOMS & RESCOs.

This order is issued with the concurrence of the Finance (FMU-Welfare.1) Dept., vide their U.O.No.FIN01-FMU0PC(WEL1)/55/2019; Dt.8.9.2019(Com No.927359).

Government have issued orders for the payment of electricity charges to benefit the SC & ST households, living in SC & ST colonies with monthly consumption of 0-50 units per month, provided that the DISCOMS concerned give detailed consumption particulars of each beneficiary.

Government have launched the ‘JAGJEEVAN JYOTHI’ scheme, duly enhancing the benefit of Free Power to up to (75 ) Units from the existing (50) units in respect of the SC & ST households, consuming power up to (100) Units per month.

During the review meeting held on the 18-7-2018, on the activities taken up by the Social Welfare & Tribal Welfare Department, the Hon’ble Chief Minister has instructed to extend the benefit of ‘Jagjeevan Jyothi’ scheme to up to (100) units from the existing (75) units to the eligible Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes households in the State, in order to ensure that the benefit of the scheme reaches to a larger number of eligible poor SC & ST families deserving support from the Government, and the same was communicated. The Hon’ble Chief Minister has further agreed to extend the benefit of the free power scheme of up to (100) units in respect of the eligible SC & ST households, consuming power up to (125) Units per month.

In view of the above, and after careful examination of the proposal of the Director of Social Welfare in the reference, Government hereby enhances the benefit under the ‘Jagjeevan Jyothi’ scheme from (75) units to (100) units to the eligible SC & ST households consuming power up to (125) units per month, duly covering an dditional 4.67 lakh SC families(with an additional subsidy amount of Rs 38.65 crores per annum) and an additional 0.50 lakh ST families(with an additional subsidy amount of Rs 5.78 crores per annum).

5. The Director of Social Welfare is permitted to incur the expenditure for the above purpose under Head of Account “2225-01-800-11-08-330-000” and he is permitted to meet the additional amount required for the purpose by reallocation within Scheduled Castes Component 2018-19, at the appropriate time.

The Director of Tribal Welfare is permitted to incur the expenditure for the above purpose under Head of Account“2225 -02-102-11-11-330-000” and he is permitted to meet the additional amount required for the purpose by reallocation within Scheduled Tribes Component 2018-19, at the appropriate time.

 In order to ensure the proper implementation of the scheme and in order to ensure that the benefits under the scheme are availed all the eligible SC/ST beneficiaries, Government further orders that:

a) The concerned DISCOMs & RESCOs shall mandatorily obtain and the enter in the scheme database the (a) Aadhar Number (b) Mobile Number (c) Caste Certificate (Mee Seva certificate or Certification by the DISCOMs) of all the Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes consumers availing the benefit under the scheme, by 31st October,2018.

b) The DISCOMs & RESCOs shall issue (a) Distinct electricity bill to the consumers benefitting under this scheme (b) Dispatch SMS & Voice  message, every month, to the consumers. (c) Take up a widespread awareness campaign under the scheme, along with the Social Welfare Department.

These enhanced benefit under the scheme shall come into force w.e.f. August bills payable in September 2018, as per the bill cycle of the DISCOMS & RESCOs.

This order is issued with the concurrence of the Finance (FMU-Welfare.1) Dept., vide their U.O.No. FIN01-39027/75/2018-FMU-WELFARE.I/FIN; Dt.13.8.2018.

During the review meeting held on the 18-7-2018, on the activities taken up by theSocial Welfare & Tribal Welfare Department, the Hon’ble Chief Minister has instructed to extend the benefit of Jagjeevan Jyothi’ scheme to up to (100) units from the existing (75) units to the eligible Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes households in the State, in order to ensure that the benefit of the scheme reaches to a larger number of eligible poor SC & ST families deserving support from the Government, and the same was communicated. The Hon’ble Chief Minister has further agreed to extend the benefit of the free power scheme of up to (100) units in respect of the eligible SC & ST households, consuming power up to (125) Units per month.

The Director of Social Welfare is permitted to incur the expenditure for the above purpose under Head of Account “2225-01-800-11-08-330-000” and he is permitted to meet the additional amount required for the purpose by reallocation within Scheduled Castes Component 2018-19, at the appropriate time.

The Director of Tribal Welfare is permitted to incur the expenditure for the above purpose under Head of Account“2225 -02-102-11-11-330-000” and he is permitted to meet the additional amount required for the purpose by reallocation within Scheduled Tribes Component 2018-19, at the appropriate time.

Government further orders that:

a) The concerned DISCOMs & RESCOs shall mandatorily obtain and the enter in the scheme database the (a) Aadhar Number (b) Mobile Number (c) Caste Certificate (Mee Seva certificate or Certification by the DISCOMs) of all the Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes consumers availing the benefit

under the scheme

b) The DISCOMs & RESCOs shall issue (a) Distinct electricity bill to the consumers benefitting under this scheme (b) Dispatch SMS & Voice message, every month, to the consumers. (c) Take up a widespread awareness campaign under the scheme, along with the Social Welfare Department.

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