As you go through your electricity bill, you would come across various terms that you haven’t heard of. While it is important to know all of these terms, there are a few which you should necessarily be aware of. One of these terms is the ‘Consumer Number’.
As the name suggests, the Consumer Number is a unique customer identifier for every individual consumer. The length of the consumer number may vary among different states and boards. Consumers can easily find their consumer number on their electricity bill. Moreover, they can also check the electricity bill amount online or download a duplicate copy of their bill.
Here is how you can find your consumer number on your electricity bill –
How to Find Consumer Number on the Electricity Bill?
It is very easy to locate your consumer number on your electricity bill. You can check it on any of your previous or latest current bills. Follow these simple steps to locate your consumer number on your electricity bill on Paytm-
- Go to the Electricity Bill Payment page on Paytm
- Select your ‘State’ and ‘Electricity Board’
- Select the District/Type (if any)
- Click on ‘View Sample Bill’ to see your Consumer Number on the electricity bill
You can use the consumer number to check your electricity bill amount or download a duplicate copy of your copy. Once you have made your electricity bill payment through Paytm, your consumer number will be saved in the application, making it easier for you to check your bill amount and pay your bills in future.
What Are Some Other Names of Customer Identification Number in Electricity Bill?
A consumer number is a customer identification number, i.e., an identification number on the electricity bill, unique for every consumer. There are different types of customer identification numbers for different states and boards. Some of them have been listed below-
- CA Number in Bihar Boards
- Account Number in Chandigarh, Daman & Diu
- BP Number in CSEPDCL – Chhattisgarh
- Contract Account Number in Goa Electricity Department
Some other terms used to refer to consumer identification numbers are Consumer ID, Consumer Code, Business Partner Number, Account ID etc. However, irrespective of their different names, their purpose of providing the consumers with a unique identifier remains the same.
- Consumer Number
- Consumer ID
- Customer ID
- Consumer Code
- Business Partner Number
- Account ID
- Account Number