Karnataka Government launched Gruha Jyothi Scheme 2023

Last Updated on August 2, 2023 by Brajesh

Karnataka Government launched Gruha Jyothi Scheme 2023 to award those family who will consume less then 200 unit of electricity in a month and who doesn’t have anything due on account of electricity bill payment. The objective of the scheme is to help deprived and underprivilege family in the state of Karnataka. Under this Karnataka Government launched Gruha Jyothi Scheme 2023, state will provide free electricity to the eligible household.

Karnataka Gruha Jyothi Scheme

The ruling party congress has launched Gruha Jyothi Scheme, with an aim to exempt those household from payment of electricity who consumes electricity less then 200 Units per month. Karnataka Energy Minister K J George said on Tuesday that ‘Gruha Jyothi’ scheme, will be launched on 5th August 2023 as a part of 2023 polling agenda to provide up to 200 units of free power to households. Already 1.42 crore consumers have registered for the scheme and launching will be held at Kalaburagi.

How to get free electricity in Karnataka?

All the consumers consuming average electricity less than 200 Units would get zero electricity bill under this scheme. Average will be considered based on last year i.e. 2022-23 usage. Additional benefit of 10% will be given for those consuming within 200 units. People consuming more than the average in any month but below 200 units will get the difference as the net bill. People consuming power exceeding the 200 units limit should pay the entire bill amount. 

Eligibility for the scheme.

  • Only people residing in Karnataka State can apply under this scheme.
  • Beneficiary must consume electricity less than 200 Units per month.
  • Only domestic/resident household connection is eligible.
  • Eligible individuals should have no outstanding electricity bills or dues.
  • A house owner will get the scheme benefit for only one electric meter connection.
  • Tenants can get the benefit even when the meter is in the house owner’s name.
  • Non-residents residing in Karnataka can also get the scheme benefit when residing in Karnataka.
  • Non-residents residing in Karnataka can also get the scheme benefit when residing in Karnataka.
  • The Aadhaar card should be linked with the account/consumer ID of the electricity bill.

Gruha Jyothi Scheme Benefits

  • Free electricity to the eligible household.
  • Financial aid to lower economy people.
  • Will Promote to use less energy thereby helping to preserve resource.

Apply For Gruha Jyothi Scheme

  • Visit the official website (Click for website)
  • Select Gruha Jyoti scheme from the list.
  • Tick or accept the declaration.
  • Enter the Aadhar number and click get the details button.
  • Fill the form and click generate OTP.
  • Use the OTP and submit the form.
  • Note t=down your registration number
  • Application was open from 18th June to 5th July.

Gruha Jyothi Scheme Documents Requirement

  • Aadhar card
  • Residency proof in karnataka
  • Electricity Bill for recording consumption of units
  • Rental agreement for tenant
  • Mobile number
  • Email ID
  • Photograph

Number for help on application process – 1902

Please not that application status for registration can be checked on (website) under beneficiary section.

 

Gruha Jyothi to be rolled out in Kalaburgi on August 5

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