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PSPCL management leaving no stone unturned to check power theft- Er PS Khamba

PSPCL management leaving no stone unturned to check power theft- Er PS Khamba

Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in/ Chandigarh

Punjab State Power Corporation Limited distribution  circle Hoshiarpur has conducted  mass  raids today ( 22.08.2020) in early morning for checking of connections under the zero tolerance policy to curb theft of energy of A.Venu  Prasad CMD PSPCL & directions of Director Distribution  Er DPS  Grewal & CE/North Er. Jaininder Dania.

Er PS Khamba Deputy Chief Engineer, Hoshiarpur circle disclosed  that  total 23 no of checking teams comprising   XENs and SDOs of circle has  checked 1683 no of connections of various categories  of consumers in Hoshiarpur city and a total amount of Rs 25.72 lakh charged, out of which 16 no of cases of theft of energy and amount charged is 18.47 lakh and 112 no of cases of unauthorized load for which amount of Rs. 7.25 lakh also charged.

                         

He said that campaign against theft of power  shall be continued in future also and consumers are requested not to indulge in theft of energy as this leads to heavy fines, police action and more over harassment to honest consumers.

PSPCL management leaving no stone unturned to check power theft- Er PS Khamba. A spokesman of PSPCL has appealed to esteemed consumers to inform about theft cases to respective  XENs or Central no. 96461-75770 on Whats app. It is ensured that credentials of the informers shall be kept secret.

August, 22,2020

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