Press Esc to close
Friday 06 May 2016
News updated at 3:21 AM IST
Weather
Max: 35.6°C
Min : 25.5°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

Jaipur man jolted with Rs 54.94 crore electricity bill

Jaipur, Sep 12 , 2013 (PTI)
File Photo.

An owner of a workshop here was in for a rude shock after the city's power utility sent him a bill of Rs 54.94 crore, almost one third of the city's total billing amount.

The Jaipur discom's bill was delivered by hand to Pokharmal Sen on September 10, two days before the last date for payment.

Sen was dumbfounded as his monthly bill is usually in the range of Rs 12,000 to Rs 18,000.
"For a moment, I was numb to see the amount. When I contacted discom officials, they assured me of looking into the matter. I was informed only yesterday that the bill amount has been corrected," Sen told PTI.

A discom official said the mistake happened due to some technical problem.

"It was either a typing error or computer-related mistake. The amount has now been corrected," Naveen Arora, Superintendent Engineer, Jaipur Discom, said.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Women voters wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station during the final phase of...

Women voters wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station during the final phase of...

Royal Challengers Bangalore players Chris Gayle, Travis Head and Stuart Binny are seen with a fan...

Royal Challengers Bangalore players Chris Gayle, Travis Head and Stuart Binny are seen with a fan...

Boys jump into a step well, built inside the shrine of Sufi Saint Nizamuddin Auliya, to cool off...

Boys jump into a step well, built inside the shrine of Sufi Saint Nizamuddin Auliya, to cool off...

A woman collects drinking water after climbing down a dried up well at Bhakrecha Pada in Thane...

A woman collects drinking water after climbing down a dried up well at Bhakrecha Pada in Thane...

A man offers water to a Peacock at a Zoo in Surat on Thursday...

A man offers water to a Peacock at a Zoo in Surat on Thursday...

Parineeti Chopra and Kunal Kapoor during a promotional event in New Delhi on Thursday...

Parineeti Chopra and Kunal Kapoor during a promotional event in New Delhi on Thursday...

Russian Air Force Su-25 jets fly over Moscow's Kremlin during a general rehearsal for the Victory...

Russian Air Force Su-25 jets fly over Moscow's Kremlin during a general rehearsal for the Victory...

Kashmiri Muslim women react upon seeing a relic believed to be hair from the beard of Prophet...

Kashmiri Muslim women react upon seeing a relic believed to be hair from the beard of Prophet...

Holocaust survivor Robert Tomashof and his daughter Rutti Tomashof light a torch during the...

Holocaust survivor Robert Tomashof and his daughter Rutti Tomashof light a torch during the...

A man prepares food inside a community kitchen at a Hindu temple on the banks of the river Ganga...

A man prepares food inside a community kitchen at a Hindu temple on the banks of the river Ganga...