The Board will also refrain from collecting dues in a haste immediately after the lockdown. It will offer a provision to pay the bill in instalments.
Will the 1st session of the 15th Kerala Assembly, scheduled to begin on May 24, be a 'power-less' affair? Will Pinarayi Vijayan's government come under Opposition fire for the inefficiency of the KSEB?
Sanil was a social activist and a politician.
A slew of user friendly services are being introduced on an experimental basis in 100 KSEB sections from next month.
Among the government institutions, the Kerala Water Authority owes the highest dues to KSEB.
The new tariff is expected to come in force by next March 2021.
The state electricity board, KSEB, even allotted a room for the KPMG at its headquarters for consultancy works.
Widespread complaints were raised that the KSEB was charging exorbitant amounts from the consumers during the COVID-19 lockdown.
The subsidy announced by the government will be recorded in the bills from next month. It will be a fixed percentage of the excess amount in the bill for the April 20 to June 19 period.
The subsidy will be provided next month once the billing software is upgraded for incorporating the new changes.