Procedure for Transfer of KSEB service connection

Supply Code: 91, 92

(1) The consumer shall not, without prior consent in writing of the distribution licensee, assign, transfer or part with the benefit of the service connection agreement executed with the distribution licensee, or part with or create any partial or separate interest thereunder in any manner.

(2) The service connection may be transferred to another person on transfer of ownership or occupancy of the premises, by filing an application in the format specified along with the required documents in support of the request:

Provided that such transfer shall not entitle the applicant to require shifting of the connection from the present premises.

(3) The transferee shall pay the required security and execute a fresh service connection agreement.

(4) The licensee shall process applications relating to change of name of the consumer due to change in ownership or occupancy of the premises in accordance with the procedure detailed below:-

(a) the applicant shall apply for the change of name of the consumer in the format prescribed, along with a copy of the latest bill, duly paid;

(b) the request for transfer of connection shall not be accepted unless all recoverable dues in respect of the concerned connection are fully paid;

(c) the application form shall be accepted on showing proof of ownership or occupancy of the premises;

(d) a no objection certificate from the registered consumer or previous occupant of the premises or a person authorised by them shall be required in the cases involving transfer of security deposit in the name of applicant;

(f) in case the no objection certificate from the registered consumer or previous occupant of the premises or a person authorised by them is not submitted, an application for change of name shall be entertained only if security deposit as stipulated in the Code is paid afresh by the applicant;

(g) in such case, the original security deposit shall be refunded to the person who is entitled for the refund along with an intimation regarding the proposed transfer;

(h) change of the name of the consumer shall be effected within fifteen days from the date of receipt of the application with all necessary documents and the necessary fees, under intimation to the transferor and the transferee;

(i) the change shall be effected in the bill within a maximum of two billing cycles after acceptance of application.

(5) A connection may be transferred to the legal heir or other successor in interest upon the death of the consumer, on filing an application in the specified format given in Annexure - 9 along with the required documents in support of the request:

Provided that such transfer shall not entitle the applicant to require shifting of the connection from the present premises.

(6) The transferee shall pay the required security and execute a fresh service connection agreement.

(7) The licensee shall process applications relating to transfer of service connection to the legal heir or other successor in interest, upon death of the consumer, in accordance with the procedure detailed below:-

(a) the applicant shall apply for the transfer of service connection in the name of deceased consumer in the format specified, with a copy of the latest bill, duly paid;

(b) the application form shall be accepted on producing the will or registered instrument or succession certificate or legal heirship certificate or revision in municipal or land records or any other proof of legal heirship;

(c) the licensee shall process the application form in accordance with the provisions of the Code;

(d) transfer of service connection shall be effected within fifteen days from the date of receipt of the application with all necessary documents and of necessary fees, under intimation to the applicant;

(e) the change shall be effected in the bill within a maximum of two billing cycles after acceptance of application;

(f) any charge for electricity or any sum other than charge for electricity, due and payable to the licensee which remains unpaid by the deceased consumer, shall be cleared before the service connection is transferred to the legal heir.

Re-assessment of connected load at the time of transfer of service connection

The licensee may re-assess the connected load of the consumer at the time of transfer of service connection and realise consequential additional charges if any from the consumer or reclassify the consumer into a different category depending on the connected load.




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