PSPCL to install ATM Card swap machines ,to launch scan system (Bharat IQ Code)-Kangar
KS Diwan/ royalpatiala.in/ Rampura Phul
“In the series of providing more facilities to the electricity consumers, 250 ATM Card swap machines are being installed at the cash counters and in a short span of time, scan system (Bharat IQ Code) is going to be launched” said Gurpreet Singh Kangar, Minister for Power and New and Renew- able Energy Sources, Punjab Government on the sidelines of a function at RampuraPhul .
Kangar told that in compliance to the directions issued by Capt. Amrinder Singh from time to time, the Corporation is committed to the implementation of consumer-friendly schemes and facilities for the welfare of power consumers. He told that PSPCL has so far collected a revenueof more than Rs. 10,000 crores by digital means, which is 50% of the total receipt. This is a record by itself.
He said that recently, many consumer-friendly facilities and schemes have been introduced by the Corporation, which includes easy documentation, where needed for change of ownership of rural tubewell connections. Besides this, for agriculture tubewell consumers, “Save Water Earn Money” scheme has been implemented, whose main purpose is conservation of Punjab’s precious water.
Earlier in a function is organized for handing over appointment letters to 233 qualified candidates for the posts of Lower Division Clerk in PSPCL .On this occasion, Kangar told that already selected candidates for the posts of 2565 no. Assistant Linemen, 80 no. JE’s, 229 no. SSA’s and 7 no. LDC’s have been given appointment letters, which is in line with fulfilling the promise of “Ghar-GharNaukri” made by Captain Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister of Punjab. About 800 dependents of those employees of PSPCL who had died in service, have been inducted in job on compassionate ground.
Er.Baldev Singh Sran, CMD expressed hope that the newly-inducted employees of PSPCL would contribute significantly to the progress and prosperity of Punjab. R.P. Pandov, Director/Admin.,Er.NK sharma Director- Distribution, Er. OP Garg Director- commercial Er. Kuldeep Garg, Chief Engineer, GNDTP, Bathinda, Er. Lakhwinder Singh, Chief Engineer, GHTP, LehraMohabbat, Er. Mukesh Kumar Bansal, Chief Engineer/DS West Zone, Bathinda, higher officers of PSPCL and a large number of employees were present on the occasion.