BSES festival offer in Delhi to give ‘Tatkal’ electric connections

New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) To cater to the demands of the ongoing festival season, two power distribution companies (discoms) in the national capital — BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd and BSES Yamuna Power Ltd — have started providing “Tatkal”, or immediate, electricity connections for both community and private festivities, BSES said on Monday.

“BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) and BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) has started providing ‘Tatkal’ electricity connections for pujas, pandals and marriages etc.,” a BSES statement here said.

“Under the innovative scheme, a consumer will be able to get a temporary connection the same day of applying and completing the commercial formalities. Usually, it can take between three-five days to get a temporary connection,” it said.

According to BSES, to get a “tatkal” temporary electricity connection, a consumer has to contact its call centre numbers 39999707 (BRPL) and 39999808 (BYPL), or visit the customer care centre at the division office and complete simple formalities. They can also apply online and make payment for the temporary connection on the company website

“The entire BSES machinery is geared up to make “same day” connections possible,” the statement said.