If you get any doubt on the working of meter. Off the switch for 30 minutes and observe the reading. If there is no change,then it's working fine. You can also check with the help of a 100 watt bulb. If a 100 watt bulb is used for 10 hours, it should consume one unit. If there is any problem in the meter, then inform in the electricity office. They come and test the meter and replace it with a new one.Use LED bulbs as they consume less electricity. Off the lights in the bath room and pooja room when no one is present.
Some fans consume less electricity. Local barnds' fans consume more power.Check the energy rating while purchasing a refrigerator. Don't press your clothes very often in your houses. Use the dish washers and washing machines to full capacity. A slight change in the slab may increase your electricity bill. Replace the outdated appliances with the new ones.