Every person and household that pays for the electricity they use must be aware of electricity bill payments. There were days when somebody from your house used to go to electricity office in the end of the month to pay the electricity bills of your house. This was a routine work and most of the time the mere thought of going to electricity office to pay bills frustrated people. The reason was long waiting hours and slow process of bill payments. The worst was when you could not find clean toilets and drinking water in those offices when in need. Many did not even have proper sitting areas for the waiting customers. There was no end to problems if office was not close to your office or home. Many people used to take a half or full day leave from office to accomplish this monthly ritual. And imagine if the consumers are not in a condition to visit the electricity office in the given time period to pay the bills then no one could save him/her from late fees. So this was the scene till some time back when it was about electricity bill payments.
Recently after online payment facilities got wide acceptance from the consumers, if you go to the same electricity offices you will find them empty even during the peak electricity bill payment days. So this proves, online electricity bill payment is easy, safe and fast that has made it so popular so soon. There is nothing to worry about in online transaction. All transaction gateways uses proper tools to encrypt the data shared on the web for transaction. Online transaction for shopping and bill payment is a widely accepted practice across the globe for the ease and convenience it offers. All you need is a laptop, computer, tablet or a smartphone to make your electricity bill payments at a fast pace. Yes you will also need a high speed internet connection for easy and hassle free processing. If you have the device and internet connection then only other necessary things that you may require are debit card or credit card or net banking details if you use the power companies’ websites and mobile apps to pay the bills.
If you have decided to pay your bill using Internet banking facility of your bank, using its utility bill payment facility, you can do it even faster. You only have to login as you do when you have to access your online bank. Go to the utility bill payment section. Follow the guidelines as mentioned there, fill the details requested in the process and make the payments by hitting the pay button. It is that simple. You will not be asked to provide your debits or credit card details as the money will be directly deducted from your bank account. You can also use e-wallets like PayU, Paytm, PhonePe, QuickPay, Mobikwik, etc. to make electricity bill payment in a hassle free manner.