Seva Sindhu Gruha Jyothi Scheme|karnataka Free Electricity

Seva Sindhu scheme karnataka:In the words of Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, the five ‘guarantees’ announced by the party have ‘worked’ in favour of the party and which helped them secure 135 seats in the recently-concluded Karnataka Assembly elections. The Congress leaders have assured that all the five promises would be implemented in the first cabinet meeting itself. One of the first guarantees the party announced in January this year was the ‘Gruha Jyothi’ scheme which promises free electricity up to 200 units per month for every household. Here is all you need to know about it.

The newly-elected Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday issued order to implement five ‘guarantees’ promised by the Congress, after the first meeting of the state Cabinet.The Gruha Lakshmi scheme is a social welfare scheme launched by the Congress party in Karnataka in an effort to empower women and advance gender equality.

Gruha jyoti scheme

The Gruha Lakshmi scheme aims to provide financial support to women in the state who are the head of their households. Under the scheme, eligible women will receive a monthly financial assistance of Rs 2,000 for a period of one year.

Way back in January this year when the Congress started its ‘Prajadhwani Yatre,’ the party announced its first ‘guarantee’ of free electricity up to 200 units per month for every household.With our first commitment, we want to brighten every household with light with Gruha Jyothi Yojane,” Karnataka Pradesh Congress president DK Shivakumar had said in Belagavi.The free electricity of 22 units per month is not limited to Dalits, OBCs and minorities but for everyone without any barrier. We will fulfil our promise at any cost,” Congress Legislature Party leader Siddaramaiah had said.

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The Karnataka government issued guidelines to avail free electricity under the Gruha Jyothi scheme. Registering on the Seva Sindhu portal has been made compulsory availing free electricity up to 200 units.

After the cabinet meeting on June 2, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announced that all households that consume less than 200 units a month would not have to pay electricity bill. However, on Monday, the government released eligibility guidelines. Here is the list of guidelines.

Features and Benefits of Karnataka Gruha jyoti Scheme

  • Gruha Jyothi scheme is only for residential usage, not applicable for commercial usage
  • During billing, extra usage bills will be given to customers excluding free units under the scheme
  • Zero bill will be given to the customer if units are less than eligible units under the scheme
  • Registering at the Seva Sindhu portal is compulsory to avail benefits of the scheme
  • Customers must link their Customer ID/Account ID to Aadhar
  • Customers getting benefits of Bagya Jyothi/ Amrutha Jyothi will be shifted under the Gruha Jyothi scheme
  • Remaining electricity balances till June 30 should be cleared within three months, if failed electricity will be disconnected.

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Karnataka Free Electricity Scheme Objective

The main objective of Karnataka Gruha Jyothi Yojana is to reduce electricity costs by offering the state’s residents free electricity for up to 200 units.

Features of Karnataka Gruha Jyothi Yojana

Some of the key features of the Gruha Jyothi Scheme are as follows:

  • To give state residents access to free electricity
  • Empowering and achieving independence for eligible beneficiaries
  • For the purpose of raising citizens’ standards of living

Gruhalakshmi Yojana Application Form

Eligibility Criteria for Karnataka Gruha Jyothi Yojana

The applicants applying for Gruha Jyothi Scheme must fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

  • Only residents of Karnataka will benefit from free power.
  • For this program, Household Connection is eligible.
  • There are no requirements based on the customer caste as long as they consume up to 200 Units each month.
  • Under the Gruha Jyothi Yojana, 200 electricity units or fewer are free.

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Required Documents for Gruha Jyothi Scheme

Some of the important documents required for the Gruha Jyothi Scheme are as follows:

  • Domicile Certificate
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Mobile Number
  • Electricity Bill

Seva Sindhu Portal

Steps to Apply for Karnataka Gruha Jyothi Scheme

Applicants need to follow the below-given steps to apply for the Karnataka Gruha Lakshmi Scheme

  • First of all, go to the official website of the scheme
  • The homepage of the website will open on the screen.
  • Download the Karnataka Gruha Jyothi Scheme application form
  • After that, take the printout of the application form
  • Now, fill in the form with all the required details like personal details, bank details, etc
  • After that, attach all the required documents to the form
  • Now, review and recheck the application form to avoid any mistakes
  • Submit the application form to the Karnataka Gram One center or the office of the Assistant Director of Women and Child Development of the respective district.
  • The application and supporting documentation will be examined by the authorities.
  • The cash incentive sum will be directly paid to the beneficiary’s bank account following the completion of the verification process.

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