Decoding Your NBPDCL Electricity Bill: Charges and Breakdown

The NBPDCL electricity bill is an important document that every consumer needs to understand to keep track of their energy consumption and expenses. Understanding your NBPDCL bill requires knowing all the different charges and how they are calculated. This article will guide you through the breakdown of an NBPDCL electricity bill and the charges listed on it.

Meter Reading Charge

The meter reading charge on your NBPDCL electricity bill is the amount charged for the reading of your energy meter. This charge is fixed by the NBPDCL and there is no variation in the same.

Consumption Charge

The consumption charge on your NBPDCL bill is the amount that you are charged per unit of energy used during the billing cycle. The cost per unit of energy depends on your tariff plan and meter type. You can contact the NBPDCL customer care to get the details of the plan and charges.

Fixed Charge

The fixed charge on your NBPDCL bill is the amount charged for the fixed costs associated with supplying electricity to your home. These include the cost of maintaining the power lines, substations, and other facilities. The fixed charge is separate from the consumption charge and remains unchanged irrespective of the energy consumed.

Demand Charges

The demand charge on your NBPDCL bill is the cost associated with the maximum amount of energy that you consumed during the peak hours of the day. The charges depend on the amount of energy consumed during peak hours, which vary in different parts of the state.

Miscellaneous Charges

The miscellaneous charges on your light bill include taxes, penalties, and other fees. It also includes any arrears or overdue balance that you may have on your account.

Pay Your Charges and Bill Using the BBPS Platform on Bajaj Finserv

  1. Click on ‘DOWNLOAD APP’ to open the Google Play Store
  2. Login through the email ID registered with your mobile
  3. Click on ‘INSTALL’
  4. Open the app on your mobile phone
  5. Enter your 10-digit mobile number to ‘GENERATE OTP’
  6. Enter the OTP and click on ‘PROCEED’
  7. Under the ‘BILLS AND RECHARGES’ section, tap on ‘ELECTRICITY’
  8. Choose your ‘NBPDCL’ from the drop-down menu
  9. Enter your customer ID and tap on ‘FETCH YOUR BILL’
  10. Choose your preferred payment mode and complete the payment


Understanding the breakdown of your NBPDCL electricity bill is essential to keep a record of your energy consumption and expenses. Knowing the different charges listed on your bill will enable you to identify any discrepancies and avoid overbilling. In case of any queries about your NBPDCL bill, you can contact the customer care, who will help you with the details. Keep a track of all the charges and bill and pay them using BBPS platform on Bajaj Finserv.

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