Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has launched a One Time Settlement(OTS) Scheme 2020 a state welfare scheme from the Department of Electricity to provide waivers for the pending electricity bill payments.
Aim- To serve the interest of People towards the repayment of long-pending electricity dues because of various reasons caused by the pandemic.
Highlights of OTS scheme:
- Consumers can pay bills in Installments
- Waivers to the Late Payment fees are applied to the customers based on the initial amount payed or by the minimum time period of repayment
- No limit on the outstanding dues pending for payments
Category of Consumers covered-
All consumers including active consumers, temporarily disconnected/ permanently disconnected and those who are sent for the revenue recovery cases also can avail the benefits.
Birds Sanctuary– Dr.Salim Ali Birds Sanctuary
Major Waterfalls– Dudhsagar waterfalls, Harvalem waterfalls, Hivre waterfalls
Goa was Liberated by Indian Armed Force military through “Operation Vijay” in 1961
About Ministry of Power:
Headquarters– Shram Shakti Bhawan, New Delhi
Minister of State– Raj Kumar Singh