Power theft menace-428 consumers found stealing power in border zone: Saini
Gurpreet kaur/ royalpatiala.in/ Amritsar
As per the directions of PSPCL CMD A.Venu Prasad & Director Distribution Er. DIPS Grewal, Punjab State Power Corporation Limited has launched a massive campaign against the menace of theft of electricity in the state.
Er. Pardeep Kumar Saini, Chief Engineer disclosed that border Zone of PSPCL has succeeded in detecting various cases of power theft and unauthorized use of electricity. Er. Pardeep Kumar Saini, also said that a massive electricity checking drive was conducted in City, Suburban circles of Amritsar, Taran Tarn and Gurdaspur circles. Punjab State Power Corporation Limited have checked total 7246 connections out of which 428 cases of theft/UUE has been detected. An amount of 48.47 lacs has been charged to the defaulters consumers out of which Rs. 10.82 lacs have already been recovered.
Power theft menace-428 consumers found stealing power in border zone: Saini. Er. Saini said that stern action will be taken against the consumer indulging in these sort of illegal activities.
Spokesman of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited has appealed to all its consumers to help PSPCL in controlling the menace of theft of electricity by providing information about theft of power for campaign against theft of electricity in the state. Anyone can also inform about theft of electricity on Whatsapp no 96461-75770. PSPCL assured its consumers that their identity will not be disclosed.