HYDERABAD: The management of Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (Hesco) in its grand recovery operation has succeeded in recovering Rs40 million outstanding arrears from the defaulters. The HESCO spokesperson informed on Friday that Rs21.95 million have been recovered as outstanding dues against the power consumers while the vigilance teams also recovered Rs18.89 million as outstanding dues against the consumers who installed tube well connections in the region. On charge of non-payment of outstanding dues, the vigilance teams also dismantled 29 installed power transformers of tube wells, the spokesman informed. According to details, the vigilance committee headed by Bashir Ahmed Baloch had checked 4,500 power connections in its jurisdiction and recovered the highest outstanding dues of Rs13.2 million from the defaulters. The vigilance committee headed by Imtiaz Kalhoro checked 2,000 power connections of its jurisdiction and recovered outstanding dues of Rs4.84 million from the defaulters.
Published In The Express Tribune, June 23rd, 2012.
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