ITANAGAR, Jul 25: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein launched the prepaid online payment service for electricity consumers of Itanagar and Naharlagun on Saturday.
Mein said that the prepaid consumers of the twin capital cities can now recharge their prepaid services online by logging into the power department’s web portal: www.arpdop.gov.in.
Mein said that the launching of the online service during the pandemic has been done to help fight the Covid-19 pandemic, “so that the consumers need not have to go out of their homes and visit the electricity offices to pay their bills or recharge prepaid services during the lockdown.”
He congratulated the power department on the achievement and lauded the officers and officials for their tireless efforts. He also lauded the officers of the planning & investment department for their continued support and guidance in facilitating the timely launch of the online payment service despite the lockdown.
Capital Electrical Division EE Joram Lali informed that there are around 15800 prepaid consumers in Itanagar and 9650 prepaid consumers in Naharlagun who will benefit from the online service.
He informed that for the time being prepaid online recharge facility will be available only on the department’s web portal. However, the facility will also be made available soon on the Bharat Bill payment system platform, he said. (DCM’s PR Cell)