Published on: June 6, 2023

Gruha Jyothi scheme

Gruha Jyothi scheme

Why in news? Karnataka government issues orders for implementation of Gruha Jyoti scheme


What is the scheme about – Free power supply with an upper limit of 200 units on the monthly average consumption of a household

Who is implementing – Karnataka power department through respective ESCOMS


  • Applicable only to domestic connections
  • Power usage of up to 10 per cent more than the average monthly usage calculated will be free for the household
  • Consumption of more than prescribed units will account for the net bill
  • Aadhaar-linked to customer IDs becomes mandatory
  • Existing power supply schemes such as Bhagya Jyothi and Kuteera Jyothi, will be merged
  • If a user has one or more power connections under his name, the scheme will be applicable to only one of the connections

How can the benefit be availed – By registration through  ‘Seva Sindhu’ government portal