In this post, I will show you How to Apply for Gruha Jyothi Scheme Announced by the Karnataka Government for to get free electricity up to 200 units, and the Application form, Terms & Conditions, Eligibility, and other details are covered here, Firstly, You can Apply for Gruha Jyothi Scheme through ”Gruha Jyothi APP’‘ It’s Official Application of the Karnataka Government.
During the 2023 assembly election campaign, it was announced that if the Congress party comes to power, up to 200 units of free electricity will be provided to each house under the Griha Jyoti Yojana,
The Congress party promised to fulfill 5 guarantees if it comes to power. Implemented Coming Among them, the Government of Karnataka has invited applications for Griha Jyoti Scheme.
How to Apply for Gruha Jyothi Scheme in Karnataka
Step 1: Download the Gruha Jyothi APP from Play Store/Apple Store through the official link – [Link will be updated Soon].
Step 2: Register and log in to the APP using your name, address, contact details, Aadhaar card number, electricity details and etc.
Step 3: After login, select “Opt In”, The document should be uploaded in the ”Opt In” section.
Step 4: Those living in a rented house or own house should “‘Opt Out” while vacating the house
Step 5: If you move to a new house, you have to select ”Opt In” again, Submission of Documents is Mandatory.
Step 6: You can monitor your application status through this app.
Note: Griha Jyoti app is being prepared at BESCOM head office and will be available on the play store in a few days.
What are the documents required to submit an application for Griha Jyoti Yojana?
- Aadhar card.
- Rental Agreement [For those living in a rented house or Those who rent the house]
- Electricity bill with ID number
Also read, How to Apply for Shakti Smart Card
What is the Gruha Jyothi scheme in Karnataka?
Congress party announced 5 guarantees in their manifesto and promised to implement 5 guarantees if the party comes to power, among these 5 guarantees Griha Jyoti Yojana is also an important scheme.
Under this scheme, 200 units of electricity will be provided free of cost to every household, no payment is required, but if you consume more than 200 units of electricity, you will have to pay the full amount.
Who are the beneficiaries of this Griha Jyothi scheme?
Every family in the state is eligible to benefit from the Karnataka State Government’s Griha Shakti Yojana, The scheme will also be applicable to the homeowner or those living in a rented house.
The application of the scheme is that a family that consumes less than 200 units of electricity can apply for this scheme,
As per the government order, if a household uses electricity not exceeding 200 units of electricity in the last 12 months, they can submit an application for this scheme and get this facility.
Terms and conditions applicable for availing Griha Jyoti Scheme
- It is mandatory to register in Grihajyoti App to avail the benefit of this scheme.
- Household electricity consumption should not exceed 200 units per month for the last 12 months.
- It is necessary to stay in a rented house for at least one year.
- Electricity is free only on the average basis of previous annual consumption.
- If there is more than one house, the scheme is applicable to one house only.
- If there are two meters then only one of them is covered by this scheme