August 20, 2015
WB State Electricity Board coming up with mobile-app for bill payment
The West Bengal State Electricity Board is coming up with a mobile app for the consumers to pay electricity bills through their smartphones. The app-mywbsedl will be available free of cost at the android playstore, windows store or app store.
The State Electricity Board is also considering withdrawing the convenience charge that is generally paid by the consumers while paying through debit or credit cards.
The State Electricity Board has consumers numbering to more than 1.5 crore. The app, when launched will help reduce the pressure on the bill counters across the State.
The State Electricity Board has tied up with M-paise, which serves as a a virtual wallet. The consumers can key in their consumer numbers in M-paise portal and create balance in their account to pay the bills.