Rajasthan’s discom earns Rs 3 crore fine from theft cases


Rajasthan’s discom earns Rs 3 crore fine from theft cases

Ajmer Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Ltd (AVVNL), as part of its campaign against electricity theft in 11 districts across the state, has registered 1,606 cases of power theft and imposed penalty of Rs 3 crore and 12 lakh. Managing director of AVVNL has appealed to the consumers to help in the campaign.

Managing director of AVVNL VS Bhati said that the campaign was started last Saturday, to check the cases of electricity theft in the 11 districts of the state that fall under AVVNL’s jurisdiction. Different teams were constituted to carry out the campaign in Ajmer, Bhilwara, Nagaur, Sikar, Jhunjhunu, Udaipur, Banswara, Chittorgarh, Rajsamand, Dungarpur and Pratapgarh districts. Total 1,606 cases of electricity theft were registered and penalty of Rs 3 crore and 12 lakh was imposed.

The teams, comprising about 467 engineers of AVVNL, went for a check at 4,158 places. In Ajmer city circle, 90 cases of electricity theft were registered and Rs 16.77 lakh was imposed as penalty. Read More

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