The state is scheduled to go to polls in December this year.
Thakur made the announcements while presiding over the 75th state level Himachal Day function in the historic town of Chowgan in Chamba district today.
He said that consumers using up to 125 electricity units will not be charged anything from July 1. With this decision, about 11.5 lakh consumers will get benefit of about Rs 250 crore, he said.
The CM also announced that no water bill will be charged from families living in rural areas. This will provide financial benefits of Rs 30 crore to all our rural families, he added.