Punjab

PSPCL Hoshiarpur circle marching ahead; recovered payment from power defaulters -CMD

PSPCL  Hoshiarpur circle marching ahead; recovered payment from power defaulters -CMD

Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in/ Chandigarh

Under the zero tolerance policy for theft of energy of A. Venu Prasad  CMD PSPCL & directions of Er. DIPS Grewal Director Distribution & Er. Jainender Dania Chief Engineer DS North Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur Circle is doing  mass checking of connections for prevention of theft of energy & to regularize the unauthorized load of consumers.

Er.Parvinder Singh Khamba Dy Chief Engineer  disclosed that  Hoshiarpur  circle of Punjab State Power Corporation limited has checked the premises of 49635  consumers of different categories and imposed  fine amounting   Rs/. 81.43 lacs to       number of consumers and said that 70% of the assessed amount has already been recovered from the consumers.

PSPCL  Hoshiarpur circle marching ahead; recovered payment from power defaulters -CMD
PSPCL Director Daljit Inder Pal Singh Grewal

Giving details Er.P.S.Khamba said that premises of 22417 consumers in August  2020, 22299 in Sept. 2020 & 4919 consumers  from the 1/10/20 to 17/10/20 were checked by the different distribution teams of Hoshiarpur circle & charged Rs. 30.95 Lakhs, 25.27 Lakhs & 25.21 lakhs.

Similarly, to recover the defaulting bills from government  and non government  consumers, staff of sub division are recovering daily defaulting amount from consumers and the connections of defaulting consumers  are being disconnected or consumers are being advised to pay bills in installments. Within these 2.5 months defaulting amount Rs 5.87 Crore recovered which includes 1.25 Crore from govt. connections also.

PSPCL  Hoshiarpur circle marching ahead; recovered payment from power defaulters -CMD
Er.Parvinder Singh Khamba Dy Chief Engineer

Er.Parvinder Singh Khamba Dy Chief Engineer has made appeal to consumers   not to indulge in theft of energy/tampering of meters to avoid hefty fines along with registration of FIRs in police station as per electricity Act.

PSPCL  Hoshiarpur circle marching ahead; recovered payment from power defaulters -CMD. The information of any malpractice by any consumer may be intimated in the circle Control room No. 96461-16731

October 19,2020

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