The Ceylon Electrical energy Board has launched three new strategies of issuing electrical energy payments as a substitute of the present technique of offering pre-printed payments.
Accordingly, any shoppers who anticipate bodily payments, shall be issued printed payments utilizing thermal paper throughout month-to-month meter studying.
Steps have been additionally taken to challenge the month-to-month electrical energy invoice by means of a textual content message to the cellphone quantity registered with the CEB after acquiring the meter studying by means of a textual content message.
Customers can even receive the invoice by means of the cellular utility CEBCare.
CEB stated the three new strategies of issuing payments have been launched as one other step within the ongoing programme aimed toward offering a extra environment friendly client service in addition to digitalising state departments.
Moreover, the Ceylon Electrical energy Board stated the required technical procedures are at the moment being carried out to challenge electrical energy payments by means of e-mail because the fourth technique of issuing payments.
The CEB stated a call was reached to implement this programme as it’s not viable to print and distribute electrical energy payments prematurely because of the prevailing paper scarcity.
The CEB believes the adoption of those new strategies won’t solely enhance effectivity, however can even contribute to saving greater than Rs.1 billion yearly contemplating the rising price in printing payments.
(Aside from the headline, this story, initially printed by newsradio.lk has not been edited by SLM workers)