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Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Limited (PGVCL): Pay bills online

[ecis2016.org] Know all about the Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Limited, including the online procedure to pay PGVCL electricity bills.

Electricity provider Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Ltd. was established on September 15, 2003, by the Gujarat Electricity Board (GEB) after it was constituted as a private limited company. On October 15, 2003, the company was awarded the Certificate of the Commencement of Business Operations. 

Company  Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Limited (PGVCL)
State  Gujarat
Department  Energy 
Functioning Years  2003 – Present 
Consumer Services  Pay electricity bills, new registration 
Website  https://www.pgvcl.com/

The administrative region of the company is broken up into 12 sections for the sake of improved management and increased convenience for customers. These are mentioned below: 

Rajkot  Jamnagar 
Junagadh  Morbi 
Bhuj  Bhavnagar 
Botad  Amreli 
Devbhumi  Surendranagar 
Gir  Somnath 

Within the boundaries of Gujarat state, the company is actively engaged in the sub-transmission, distribution, and retail supply of electrical power. Its mission is to create and utilise a network for power systems, purchase and sell electrical energy, and gather information to make more system improvements.

PGVCL portal: Steps to pay electricity bill 

  • To begin, go to the official site of the PGVCL portal.  

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  • Head to the “consumer” section on the home page.  

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  • Under the “Consumer section”, select “Online Payment”  

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  • A new payment page will open. 
  • Read the instructions carefully. 
  • Now select the “NEFT/RTGS” link displayed on the left-hand side of the table.

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  • You will be redirected to a new page. 
  • Enter your consumer number and other relevant details and click on the submit button. 

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  • Verify Payment Details and continue processing by clicking the Pay Now button.
  • The screen for Quick Online Pay will be forwarded to Payment Gateway.
  • After payment has been processed, the Payment Acknowledgement will be shown.
  • You can obtain a copy of the payment confirmation by clicking the Print button.
  • This way, you can successfully pay your bill online. 

PGVCL payment services 

These are the payment services you can avail of while paying your bills online. 

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  • Net banking has no transaction processing costs for a single transaction per bill. For more than one transaction per bill, customers will be charged processing fees of Rs. 2.50 for each transaction.
  • Similarly, the fee for wallets and other EBPP channels for a single transaction per bill is nil. For multiple transactions per bill, users would be charged Rs. 2.50 for each transaction in processing fees.
  • Customers will be charged a transaction processing fee of 0.75 per cent of the transaction amount for a value up to Rs. 2000.00/- plus applicable service tax and 1.00 per cent of the transaction amount for more than Rs. 2000.00/- plus applicable service tax (subject to a minimum of Rs. 5.00/- plus applicable service tax).
  • Credit card transaction fees are 1.00 per cent of the transaction amount. As a result, customers will be charged the applicable service tax (subject to a minimum of Rs 5.00).

PGVCL portal: Steps to view bill

  • To begin, go to the official site of the PGVCL portal. 

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  • Scroll down the home page, and on the right side, you will see a table. 
  • Click on the link displayed “ Consumer Bill View”  

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  • You will be redirected to a new page. 
  • Enter your consumer number to retrieve the last bill and payment information. 

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PGVCL: Steps to apply for new connection 

  • To begin, go to the official site of the PGVCL portal. 

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  • Scroll down the home page, and on the right side, you will see a table. 
  • Click on the link displayed “ New Connection Application” 

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  • You will be redirected to a new portal. 
  • On the right-hand side, click under the blue box which says “Register now!” 

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  • An application form will open where you have to enter all the details carefully to successfully apply for a new connection.    

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Steps to make quick online payment

  • To begin, go to the official site of the PGVCL portal. 

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  • Scroll down the home page, and on the right side, you will see a table. 
  • Click on the link displaying “ Quick Payment.”  

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  • Scroll down and enter your SR No. or Consumer No.

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  • Verify Payment Details and continue processing by clicking the Pay Now button.
  • The screen for Quick Online Pay will be forwarded to Payment Gateway.
  • After payment has been processed, the Payment Acknowledgement will be shown.
  • You can obtain a copy of the payment confirmation by clicking the Print button.

About PGVCL Janseva Kendra

The Janseva Kendra is the first of its kind to be established in Gujarat and is considered to be one of PGVCL’s hallmark programmes. It provides customers with a single-window service center. The programme aims to bring about successful e-governance while simultaneously initiating the shift away from conventional governance and toward consumer-centric and location-independent governance services and information.

Jan Seva Kendra salient features

Jan Seva Kendra is a retail establishment that provides various consumer services and information. Customers will benefit from upgraded amenities and an enhanced atmosphere. Applicants have access to a variety of information sources, including the following at the Janseva Kendra:

  • New connections (both temporary and permanent) in the first and third phases (HT & LT)
  • Alteration of Load (either an increase or a decrease)
  • Shifting of the connections
  • Alteration of one’s name
  • Changes to the Line, Pole, TC, etc.
  • Permanent disconnection or PDC re-connection
  • Time limit extension
  • The temporary and permanent connections’ deposits will be refunded.
  • Compensation
  • All information about new and current schemes

Jan Seva Kendra locations 

Janseva Kendras operate at four different locations that fall under the purview of the PGVCL.

Janseva Kendra Rajkot  Janseva Kendra Junagadh 
Near Paschim Gujarat Vij Seva Sadan, Nana Mauva Main Road-Rajkot Phone No: (0281) 2368999 P.G.V.CL. Office Compound Azad Chowk M.G.Road, Junagadh Phone No: 9687662604
Janseva Kendra Jamnagar  Janseva Kendra Bhavnagar
Old Power House Compound, Opp. JMC Building, Nr. Lal Bungalow, Jamnagar – 361001. Contact: 0288-2550319  Vij Seva Sadan, Power House Compound. Chavdigate. Bhavnagar – 364001 Contact: (0278) 2434781

In addition to these Janseva Kendras, all subdivision offices have a consumer assistance desk where customers and visitors may get the information and services that were previously described.

PGVCL contact information  

Address: Paschim Gujarat Vij Seva Sadan”, Off. Nana Mava Main Road, Laxminagar,  Rajkot, 360004

Phone : 0281-2380425 / 2380427

Fax: 0281-2380428

Customer Care Center Numbers (Toll Free): 19122 / 1800 233 155333

Complaint through WhatsApp: +91 95120 19122

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Debora Berti

Università degli Studi di Firenze, IT

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