Instruction For New Connection

CATEGORY OF CONSUMERS

DOMESTIC

This category relates to supply of power to residential premises for Domestic purposes only which may include connected load for non-Domestic purposes like offices, consultation chambers and other misc. loads upto 20% of the total connected load. This category shall include consumers under;

  • Kutir Jyoti Programme or similar programme/schemes announced and implemented by Central/State Govt.
  • Supply of power to the occupants of the flats/apartments/multi-storied buildings/ residential colonies/Registered Housing Societies/Residential Welfare Association (RWA).
  • Supply of power to common facilities like water supply, common area lighting, lift, etc., in residential housing colonies/complexes and apartments, being utilized mostly for residential purpose after the completion by the developer and occupied by residents.

This category shall not cover residential colonies attached to industrial establishment where power supply is drawn through the meter of the industrial establishment.

GENERAL PURPOSE

This category relates to supply of power to premises, which are used for other purposes not covered under any other category under this Code where the non-Domestic load exceeds 20% of the total connected load.

SPECIFIED PUBLIC PURPOSE

This category relates to supply of power to

  • Religious institutions managed by the Government/without any commercial activity,
  • Educational institutions/training institutions (including their hostels) managed by the Government,
  • Hospitals, dispensaries and primary health centres managed by Government, local bodies and charitable institutions (recognised as such by Income Tax Dept.),
  • Electric crematorium and
  • Non-commercial sports organisations managed by the Government/without any commercial activity.

IRRIGATION, PUMPING & AGRICULTURE

This category relates to supply of power for pumping of water in lift irrigation, flow irrigation and for lifting of water from wells/bore-wells, dug-wells, nallahs, streams, rivulets, rivers, exclusively for agricultural purposes in areas other than areas coming under Municipality / NAC limit having population more than 25000. This category is applicable to pumping capacity of less than 15 H.P in aggregate for a single consumer.

ALLIED AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES

This category relates to supply of power for Aquaculture (which includes Pisciculture/ Prawn culture), Horticulture, Floriculture, Sericulture, Animal Husbandry and Poultry in areas other than areas coming under Municipality / NAC limit of the State. Activities such as ice factories, chilling plants, cold storages, cattle/poultry/fish feed units and food /agri products processing units are excluded. In case a feed unit is attached to a poultry firm/aqua culture farm/cattle rearing farm and has a connected load of less than 20% of the connected load of the whole farm then the tariff of the power consumed by such farm shall be treated under this category. If the connected load in the attached feed unit exceeds 20% of the total connected load then the entire consumption of the farm and feed processing unit taken together shall be charged with the tariff as applicable for General Purpose or the Industrial purpose as the case may be.