Electricity in Jaipur
Jaipur is one of the famous places in India, accessed by a large no. of tourists every year. Apart from the tourists, there are millions of people live in this city. To provide the best electricity services to them, the Jaipur Discom, one of the prominent power distributors in the Rajasthan state acts restless. The electric power generation and distribution in the Jaipur city and other sides of the Rajasthan state started to develop with arise of Rajasthan State Electricity Board (RSEB).
The further development and innovative movements by the RSEB could cause an instant progression to the electricity and related fields in Jaipur. Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd. is the company holds the responsibility of power production all over the state including the capital, Jaipur.
Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Ltd. controls 400 kV, 220 kV, 132 kV and 66 kV Electricity lines and systems in Rajasthan and procures the power to the different distribution agencies in the state including the Jaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd, which is an essential part of the RSEB distributing electricity in the Jaipur region. The availability of enough reliable power sources in Jaipur could catalyze the financial and social development of the city.
Supply of Electricity in JaipurThe entire Jaipur district use the electricity produced in the Chambel Hydel system. The uninterrupted hydro electric power supply from the Chambel Hydel system could play a major role in the 100% electrification of the villages in Jaipur district. All the 2131 villages in Jaipur became electrified by the year of 2000. This availability of steady power supply along with other facilities in the city provides a strong platform to operate for the manufacturing establishments in the city.
Apart from the hydro electric power, more than 2000 MW of power is being produced by the wind farms to meet the power requirements in the Jaipur city. The wind power production in the area has been outsourced to the private groups in Jaipur. The electric power produced and distributed in Jaipur with the help of bio mass and thermal power plants expands the power generation capacity of the city into higher levels.
Jaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (Jaipur Discom)The Jaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited holds the responsibility to distribute electricity to 12 districts in Rajasthan including the capital of the state, Jaipur. The JVVN which is also known in the name Jaipur Discom connects the supply of electric power from the Chambel-Hydel system to the Jaipur district. The department also has the responsibility of the maintenance of convenient power supply in the city of Jaipur. Different services including the payment of electricity bills, complaint registration and customer care are also provided by the Jaipur Discom to ensure the best electricity facilities in the capital of Rajasthan. The issuing of new connections in the city is controlled by the Jaipur Discom.
Domestic Electricity Tariff in JaipurFor the general domestic category electricity connection in Jaipur, a fixed charge of Rs 225 extra is applicable for the use of more than 500 units of electricity in a month. According to the new regulations in the electricity tariff, Rs. 6.00/unit is charged for the customers those who consume more than 500 units of electricity in a month.
In the year of 2012, as a result of the developed power production in the state, the government of Rajasthan declared the withdrawal of load shedding in the state including in the major cities, Jaipur and Jodhpur. After the announcement, the Jaipur Discom, who distribute electrify in the Jaipur region stopped the power cut in the Jaipur city and other areas come under the control of the Discom.
Online Electricity Bill Payment Facility in JaipurThe Jaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited working on the intention of providing the constant supply of electricity to all of the customers in Jaipur and neighboring locations, has enabled the facility to pay the electricity bills online. The facility can be considered as an important service provided by the Jaipur Discom to the people in Jaipur, who lead a busy life in this highly populated city. This advanced system enables the customers to check their bill status, calculate the amount, and to generate duplicate bills, if it is required.
Registration of complaints and applying for new electricity connection in JaipurThe new customers in Jaipur needing electricity connection can apply online in the website of Jaipur Discom. By making use of this method people can save the time taken for the lengthy procedures required to submit the application directly for a new electricity connection in Jaipur. The consumers in the Jaipur circle can register their complaints related to the problems in online payment, bills, loose lines, electric meters and so many others. The Jaipur Discom has enabled a portal through which the consumers can fill an application form containing the details like name, account number, email ids, SDO Code, address, and contact number of the customer to submit the complaints to the Jaipur Discom.
Lighting Energy Efficiency Project under the Jaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam LimitedFor domestic consumers, Jaipur Discom has introduced a lighting energy efficiency project under the Bachat Lamp Yojna of Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Government of India. This project will provide the facility for every domestic consumer in Jaipur to replace their incandescent lamps of 40 to 100 watt to CFL at the low cost of Rs.15/per lamp. This project is the output of the collaboration between Jaipur discom and companies in Jaipur, and the total cost for this project will be taken by the companies in Jaipur, which they will be profited by reducing carbon di oxide emissions and earning carbon credit under the CDM.
Important Contact Numbers of Jaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam LimitedSh. Kunji Lal Meena , IAS
Designation: Chairman & Managing Director
Phone No.: 91-141-2747064
Sh. Shailendra Agarwal, IAS
Designation: Board Of Director
Phone No.: 91-141-2740118
Sh. Deepak Srivastava
Designation: Director (Finance)
Phone No.: 91-141-2740451
Sh. S.K. Sonkhiya
Designation: CE (O & M)
Phone No.: 91-141-2202403
Sh. P.K. Jaimini
Designation: SE (IT)
Phone No.: 91-141-2201355
Sh. Naveen Arora
Designation: SE (Jaipur City Circle)
Phone No.: 91-141-2202762
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