Chhattisgarh government suspends collection of demand charges

The Chhattisgarh government has suspended the collection of demand charges on bills for April, May and June 2020 for non-domestic (commercial), agro-based industrial and other industrial consumers. After the moratorium period, the aforementioned charges will be collected in equal monthly instalments along with electricity bills for the upcoming six months. In this duration, delayed payment surcharge applicable on bills of April, May and June 2020 will be only 1 per cent instead of 1.5 per cent.