Punjab

Pull up your socks for upcoming paddy season; director distribution to central zone officials

Pull up your socks for upcoming paddy season; director distribution to central zone officials

Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in

Director Distribution Er. DPS Grewal conducted a meeting with the SE, XENs, SDOs and RAs of the central zone Ludhiana to ensure provision of maximum facilities of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) to the consumers and to find solutions for resolving the problems being faced by them.

The main agenda behind the meeting was to discuss the arrangements to be made to meet the need of farmers in the upcoming paddy season and the steps to be taken to maintain distribution of power to industries and other consumers at the same time.

Er. Grewal directed the officials to keep additional stock of transformers of different capacities in view of the coming paddy season so that the department should not face any shortage later.

He also discussed the key parameters of the billing cycle and asked the officials to ensure correct uploading of data on the online returns portal without any manipulation. He also emphasised on the recovery of the defaulting amount. He asked officials to speed up the recovery of dues especially which are pending against different government departments.

He also asked the officials to keep check on power thefts while discussing about checking of temporary connections and checking & updating load of public lighting connections.

Er. Grewal directed the officials to regularly update the status of connections on single window portals. He also asked the officials to maintain the proper record of dismantled meters and unused material lying in the field and ordered to return it to respective labs and stores of PSPCL.

During the meeting, discussion over attendance of staff, proper maintenance of cash books, distribution of LED bulbs with help of Langar committees, NGOs was also held.

Chief Engineer Ludhiana Central Zone Er. Bhupinder Khosla assured that the department will work diligently to meet the expectations of the authority and he will make sure that consumers are able to avail all facilities.

Er. Somnath Mahi Deputy Chief Engineer Headquarters Central Zone, Er. Sanjeev Prabhakar Deputy Chief City West Circle, Er. Jagdev Singh Hans Deputy Chief Engineer Operations City East Circle and Er. Himmat Singh Dhillon, Deputy Chief Engineer Operations  Circle Khanna were also present in the meeting.

March 3,2021

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