Now-a-days, technology has developed to a large extend. At the same time the need for systems with automation and high security are preferred. So, by using one of the best technologies available i.e. GSM the authors are designing an automatic power meter reading system for commercial and domestic purposes. Traditional meter reading for electricity consumption and billing done by human operator from houses to houses and building to building. This requires huge number of labor operators and long working hour to achieve complete area reading and billing.