Delhi CM Kejriwal says that you will need to ask for electricity subsidy starting October 1.

Delhi government to offer subsidy on electricity only to peoole who ask for it.

Delhi electricity subsidy: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that people in the national capital will have to apply with the government in order to seek subsidy on electricy, starting October 1. Addressing the media, he said that those willing to give up subsidy on electricity can stop availing the free electricty.

“From October 1, Delhi government to provide electricity subsidy to only those who ask for it. We will give options to people whether or not they need electricity subsidy,” Kejriwal said.

Currently, the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi provides free electricitry upto 200 units to Delhities.

The Delhi government on April 29 flagged an “acute shortage” of coal, claiming that many power plants are left with only one day’s stock and warned of supply disruptions to the national capital, even as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the situation was being handled somehow. The chief minister called for quick and concrete steps to tackle the crisis facing the country.