In order to put a check on the growing incidents of power theft and pilferage, the Uttar Pradesh Government may soon setup dedicated police stations and vigilance squads against the menace, the Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal said here today.”The 24×7 power supply can only be possible when people pay their bills on time and refrain from stealing electricity,” the Power Minister said.Addressing a press conference in connection with the completion of three years of the NDA regime, Mr Goyal said this will be done probably in the line of Gujarat model as the tough measures would be essential to fight the power theft menace and regulate effective supply of electricity in the state.He said that he has already held talks on these issues with the UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
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