Electricity Consumer Cells (ECCs) conducted outreach meetings in the month of February at Sri Saradha College (Tirunelveli district), Ennore Park (Tiruvallur district), and Pichainanthal Village (Tiruvannamalai district). The objective of the meeting was to educate consumers on energy governance, electricity rights and to create awareness about ECCs.
Mr.V.Ashokan, Advisor, ECC-Tiruvallur gave an introduction about the objectives and functions of ECC. He explained the ECC’s relationship with Tamilnadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd. (TANGEDCO) officials in resolving consumer problems. ECCs liaison with the TANGEDCO officials to address grievances.
Mr. JeyaKumar, Researcher, Citizen consumer and civic Action Group, gave a detailed explanation on the energy-efficient practices that can be followed at the household level. He also explained the benefits of solar energy and installing rooftop solar.
Mr. Anandan, ECC Advisor, Tiruvannamalai, clarified questions raised by the participants on meter related problems, billing-related problems, agriculture pump sets. He concluded the meeting with a vote of thanks.