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Campaign to recover electricity bills from defaulters begins.

MIRPUR -- An integrated campaign has been started by the state electricity department across AJK including Mirpur division for the recovery of electricity bills pending against consumers to achieve the stipulated target set for the current fiscal year, official sources disclosed. The sources told reporter here Tuesday that State Electricity Department decided to launch the campaign for realization of arrears running into millions pending against domestic, commercial and industrial consumers

in all three districts of the division including Mirpur, Kotli and Bhimber besides other parts of AJK.

The higher authorities have taken stringent notice of the inordinate delay in collection of power supply bills from consumers much less against the fixed target especially from defaulters in commercial, industrial and domestic sectors.

The sources said the department has evolved a plan to ensure realization of stipulated revenue amount by the end of this fiscal year.

Consumers have been advised to ensure payment of bills on time to enable the Department to make timely payment of power bill to WAPDA.

The authorities have also directed the field staff to gear up the campaign to discourage and overcome power pilferage besides discouraging line losses. Authorities also directed to take indiscriminate action against consumers involved in power pilferage besides those making inordinate delay in payment of power bills, the sources added.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Sep 20, 2017
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