Over 3.56 lakh lose power connections in HaryanaApril 24th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) In a major drive, the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam(UHBVN) has disconnected power supply to more than 3.56 lakh consumers for non-payment of dues and recovered Rs.151.94 crore from defaulters during 2011-12, an official said Tuesday.
“Power supply of 356,825 defaulters was disconnected temporarily or permanently,” a UHBVN spokesman said here.
The total outstanding dues was about Rs.207 crore, out of which Rs 151.94 crore was recovered, he said, adding that the recovery was made by launching a special recovery campaign.
The maximum disconnections were in Ambala and Panchkula districts (87,562) followed by Kurukshetra (65,582) and Yamuna Nagar (53,546).
In the year 2010-11, the Nigam had snapped electricity supply of 279,613 =non paying consumers and recovered Rs. 119 crore from them.
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