Haryana govt introduces new scheme to curb power theft
Haryana government has introduced a new scheme for rural areas to curb power thefts and motivate consumers to deposit electricity bills regularly, <g data-gr-id="20">official</g> said.
Under ‘Mhara Gaon, Jagmag Gaon’ scheme, two electricity feeders supplying electricity to three villages of district Gurgaon have been chosen where better power supply from 12 to 15 hours daily will be ensured.
The Deputy Commissioner TL Satyaprakash said that the feeders of district Gurgaon which have been chosen under the newly launched scheme are - Bhondsi feeder of Badshahpur electricity sub-division supplying power to <g data-gr-id="28">Bhon</g> <g data-gr-id="29">dsi</g> village and Badgurjar feeder of Manesar electricity Sub-Division from supplying power to villages Badgurjar and Naurangpur. Three villages of Gurgaon district have started getting 12-15 hours power supply daily from 1 July onwards whereas other villages were getting <g data-gr-id="26">power</g> supply for 11-12 hours daily, he said.
The Bhondsi feeder has 1,849 connections, covering a population of about 17,410 while Badgurjar feeder has 785 connections covering a population of 5,000.
The new scheme aims at reducing the line loss and also to motivate the consumers of rural areas to pay their electricity bills regularly so that they can also get power supply on the pattern of cities, Satyaprakash said.
Those villages, who want to get <g data-gr-id="21">better</g> power supply, should start clearing their arrears of power <g data-gr-id="22">bills,</g> if any, besides paying their current bills, he said.