PSPCL initiates crackdown in opposition to energy theft in Mohali circle
CHANDIGARH: Dealing energy theft complaints sternly, PSPCL groups have carried out raids in numerous components of Mohali Circle and effective in tune of Rs. 59.11 lakhs have been imposed in opposition to 92 shoppers for energy theft and unauthorised utilization.
In a press communique issued right here on Sunday, Punjab Energy Minister Harbhajan Singh ETO knowledgeable that PSPCL groups have carried out raids in numerous villages included Kandala, Naraingarh, Dhakauli, Thuha and many others. underneath Zirakpur and Banur sub-divisions. He talked about that 16 instances of energy theft registered by totally different groups, whereas 4 instances of unauthorized utilization of electrical energy have additionally been discovered throughout this complete train and effective in tune of Rs. 16.67 lakhs have been imposed on these tainted shoppers.
The Cupboard Minister additionally knowledgeable that the checking drive was additionally carried out in village Jhampur and Sector 123 of Mohali division and 29 instances of theft and unauthorized utilization of electrical energy are registered in addition to effective of Rs. 21.44 lakh have additionally been imposed. “Some electrical energy meters have been discovered doubtful and these groups sealed them on the spot and despatched to the lab for additional & needed examination,” he added.
Elaborating extra Harbhajan Singh ETO mentioned that 19 instances of electrical energy theft and 24 instances of unauthorized utilization of electrical energy registered throughout checking in villages Sarsini, Togapur, Lalru, Lalru Mandi and Dhangerha underneath Lalru division other than aforementioned instances and PSPCL imposed a complete effective of Rs. 21 lakh in opposition to these shoppers.
Energy Minister mentioned that the Punjab Authorities led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann is dedicated to manage the menace of energy theft and there are clear directions to the PSPCL to take strict motion in opposition to tainted shoppers. He mentioned that the groups of the enforcement and distribution wings are conducting common checking in all zones of PSPCL and taking stern actions apart from imposing hefty effective.
Harbhajan Singh ETO additionally urged to all shoppers to place their toes ahead for controlling the menace of energy theft. The shoppers can contribute to the drive in opposition to theft by offering real info on Whatsapp no. 96461-75770. He assured that the identification of complaints won’t be disclosed to anybody.