Disconnected connections and 1,00,000 cases of electricity theft raising concerns

Disconnected connections and 1,00,000 cases of electricity theft raising concerns

169 Electricity theft cases recorded in Udaipur


The Electricity Corporation is currently grappling with a significant issue, as there are more than one lakh cases that pose a considerable challenge. These cases involve either permanent disconnections of electricity connections or instances of power theft that have been officially documented. These matters are slated to be resolved in the Lok Adalat on the upcoming Saturday. According to the data, Udaipur city has total 11853 disconnected connections and 169 electricity theft cases at present. 

The Corporation has taken the proactive step of sending notices to consumers falling into both of these categories, specifically targeting 1000 cases related to home connections and 8500 cases associated with disposal. The total sum to be recuperated amounts to 143.54 crore for the permanently disconnected connections and 16.62 crore for cases involving electricity theft.

Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam has made extensive preparations to address a total of 1,02,195 cases, encompassing Permanent Disconnect (PDC) connections and instances of electricity theft. On September 9, a National Lok Adalat will be convened by the discoms to facilitate the resolution of these cases. The Lok Adalat will focus on achieving settlements through mutual consent.

In terms of outstanding dues, the discom is responsible for a total of Rs 160.16 crore owed by consumers in both of these categories.

Circle Disconnected Connections Electricity Theft
Udaipur 11853 169
Ajmer City 3722 163
Ajmer District 2068 193
Bhilwara 1924 257
Nagore 4159 1198
Jhunjhunu 9134 3901
Sikar 14517 2253
Rajsamand 3055 23
Banswara 4813 341
Dungarpur 7636 48
Chittorgarh 23373 417
Pratapgarh 6112 866

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