Water and Electricity Billing
Spot billing machine (SBM) for metering connections was implemented from December 2006 onwards in a phased manner in Mysore City Corporation.
- Metering bills were issued bimonthly.
- Meter readers of VMC used to go to every metered connection and measure the reading. After completion of measurement of all meter readings in his allocated area, generation of bills at VOICE section will be completed. Subsequently all these bills were distributed to the households manually. The entire proposes from measurement of reading to issue of bill to the consumers used to take at-least 1½ to 2 months.
- There is a delay of receipt of payment by 2 to 3 months after consuming the water.
- The establishment a charge on this component is on higher side due to more number of staff are involved.