PDD BLAMES ‘POWER THEFT’

After failing to provide power supply as per schedule, the Government has blamed power thefts for unscheduled power cuts and decided to take stern action including registration of FIRs against offenders.
PDD BLAMES ‘POWER THEFT’
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After failing to provide power supply as per schedule, the Government has blamed power thefts for unscheduled power cuts and decided to take stern action including registration of FIRs against offenders.  

Sources said the decision was taken during the first meeting, of the committee to review power scenario, chaired by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir on December 4. 

"It was unanimous opinion of the committee that the prime cause of all aliments in the system is power theft/pilferages by one way or the other Accordingly a strong, efficient, methodological and result oriented drive is inevitable it was enunciated that severe penalties need to be imposed for power theft including lodging of FIRs and publishing names of defaulters in the leading newspapers of the Valley, as a deterrent, shall also be explored," the committee decided. 

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