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Sambal scheme launched byMP Govt for poor and downtrodden families

Young Bites. Dated: 7/7/2018 11:46:59 AM

VK Gupta
Jammu, July 6
As a goodwill gesture of MP Government towards poor,downtrodden ,labourers and BPL families they have launched Sambal Yojana to provide relief to these families from burden of paying hefty amount for electricity bills every month.
As they daily earn there livelihood doing great struggle and getting very meager salary,it is very difficult for them to meet their both ends meet and support a large family.Under such unfavourable conditions it is very difficult for them to pay huge amount for electricity bills every month. Govt has launched this scheme so that people belonging to these communities heave a sigh of relief by waiving of huge power bills and getting power at subsidized rate .
Madhya Pradesh Government has launched Sambal Yojana, an outstanding power bill waiver scheme and subsidised power scheme for labourers and poor families. Under this scheme, Below Poverty Line (BPL) families and registered labourers of unorganised sector from the state will be provided electricity at the cost of Rs 200 per month. The objective of scheme is to make sure that all households have power facility in the state. The beneficiaries will be provided with power free of cost connection.
Below Poverty Line (BPL) families ,downtrodden ,poor and registered labourers of unorganised sector are intended and targeted beneficiaries of the scheme. People not using air-conditioners, electric heaters and whose power consumption is below 1000 watts would be eligible for this scheme. It will benefit more than 88 lakh families in the state. So far, around one crore 83 lakh workers are registered under the scheme.Under its subsidised power segment, registered labourers of unorganised sector and BPL families will be provided with electricity at Rs 200 per month. In case the bill is lower than Rs 200, beneficiaries will have to pay actual bill amount and if bill amount is crossing Rs 200 then, difference amount will be subsidised by state government. Pending dues of beneficiaries will be waived off completely under scheme. The beneficiaries of the scheme will be able to operate fan, television and bulbs without paying extra amount.


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