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One Time Settlement
Objective of OTS : To realize the long outstanding arrears from consumers.
About OTS :
OERC approved One Time Settlement (OTS) Scheme vide Order dated 20-07-2011 in Case No. 4, 5, & 6 filed by WESCO, NESCO and SOUTHCO. The Scheme envisage allowing rebate on payment of eligible outstanding dues by consumers in installments or in one go as per option selected by the consumer.
Eligible Amount : Outstanding dues on the date of launching, out of amount due as on 1st April 2010.
1 - Sundry adjustment against outstanding as on 01-04-2010 (Code “S”).
2 - Amount corresponding to dispute/ Court case to be excluded from eligible amount (Code “D”).
3 - The amount stands settled by Court/ GRF/ other forum included in the eligible amount (Code “D”) after 01-04-2009.
4 - Correction in amount for multiple (more than one) reasons above (Code “M”).
Qualifying amount : Amount of outstanding dues from 1st April 2010 onwards.
1 - Un posted payment received after 01-04-2010 (Code “P”)
2 - Amount corresponding to dispute/ Court case to be excluded from eligible amount (Code “D”).
3 - The amount stands settled by Court/ GRF/ other forum included in the eligible amount (Code “D”) after 01-04-2009.
4 - Sundry adjustment not incorporated in Qualifying amount (Code “S”).
5 - Correction in amount for multiple (more than one) reasons above (Code “M”)

It may be noted that the correction in Qualifying amount should also be advised for the Consequential change after correcting Eligible amount to maintain figure of Total outstanding same.

Period of Scheme : 120 days from Notification as per schedule declared by DISCOMS.
Broadly, consumers are classified in 3 (three) Groups for extending OTS benefits :

A - Group A- All LT Category to whom DPS is not applicable
B - Group B-All LT Category to whom DPS is applicable.
C - Group C-All HT &EHT Category of consumer.
Quantum of Rebate : The quantum of rebate applicable for different categories of consumers and installment facility available to the consumers is enumerated below

Sl No

Type of Consumer

Quantum of Rebate

1

Group A-All LT Category to whom DPS is not applicable

1. 25% of the eligible amount if payment is made in 3 monthly installments within the scheme period i.e. 50% + 25% + 25%

2. 30% of the eligible amount as on 01/04/2011, if payment is made in 2 equal monthly installments within the scheme period i.e. 50% + 50%.

3. 40% of the eligible amount as on 01/04/2011, if payment is made in full at a time within the scheme period i.e. 100%

2

Group B- All LT Category to whom DPS is applicable

1. DPS in full + 15% of the eligible amount if payment is made in 3 monthly installments within the scheme period i.e. 50% + 25% + 25%

2. DPS in full + 20% of the eligible amount, if payment is made in 2 equal monthly installments within the scheme period i.e. 50% + 50%.

3. DPS in full + 25% of the eligible amount, if payment is made in full at a time within the scheme period i.e. 100%

3

Group C- All HT & EHT Category of consumers.

1. 40% of DPS of the eligible amount if payment is made in 3 monthly installments within the scheme period i.e. 50% + 25% + 25%

2. 50% of DPS of the eligible amount, if payment is made in 2 equal monthly installments within the scheme period i.e. 50% + 50%.

3. Full waiver of DPS of the eligible amount, if payment is made in full at a time within the scheme period i.e. 100%