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KPDCL inspections in Padshahi Bagh area unveil widespread theft

February 10, 2024 | BK CORRESPONDENT

In a recent crackdown on electricity theft, the Divisional Inspection Squad of the Electric Division I, Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Circle I, Srinagar, conducted comprehensive inspections in the Padshahi Bagh area. The initiative aimed to curb unauthorized power consumption and ensure compliance with regulations.

During the inspections, the team unearthed numerous instances of electricity theft, alarming officials. Individuals caught stealing electricity were swiftly identified, and legal action was taken against them. The culprits were promptly booked for their illicit activities, signaling a stern stance against such malpractices.
Furthermore, as a deterrent measure, power disconnections were initiated for those found guilty of stealing electricity. This action serves not only as punishment but also as a warning to others contemplating similar unlawful acts.
Officials emphasized the importance of upholding integrity within the power distribution system. They reiterated the commitment of the Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation Limited (KPDCL) to combatting theft and ensuring fair and equitable access to electricity for all consumers.
The crackdown in Padshahi Bagh area underscores the ongoing efforts of regulatory authorities to maintain the integrity of the power supply network. It also highlights the need for constant vigilance and proactive measures to safeguard against theft, ultimately contributing to a more efficient and reliable electricity distribution system.

KPDCL inspections in Padshahi Bagh area unveil widespread theft

February 10, 2024 | BK CORRESPONDENT

In a recent crackdown on electricity theft, the Divisional Inspection Squad of the Electric Division I, Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Circle I, Srinagar, conducted comprehensive inspections in the Padshahi Bagh area. The initiative aimed to curb unauthorized power consumption and ensure compliance with regulations.

During the inspections, the team unearthed numerous instances of electricity theft, alarming officials. Individuals caught stealing electricity were swiftly identified, and legal action was taken against them. The culprits were promptly booked for their illicit activities, signaling a stern stance against such malpractices.
Furthermore, as a deterrent measure, power disconnections were initiated for those found guilty of stealing electricity. This action serves not only as punishment but also as a warning to others contemplating similar unlawful acts.
Officials emphasized the importance of upholding integrity within the power distribution system. They reiterated the commitment of the Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation Limited (KPDCL) to combatting theft and ensuring fair and equitable access to electricity for all consumers.
The crackdown in Padshahi Bagh area underscores the ongoing efforts of regulatory authorities to maintain the integrity of the power supply network. It also highlights the need for constant vigilance and proactive measures to safeguard against theft, ultimately contributing to a more efficient and reliable electricity distribution system.


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