KE calls for Sindh govt to clear over Rs 50bn electrical energy dues  

KARACHI: Energy provide firm in Karachi, Okay-Electrical, on Saturday wrote a letter to the Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah demanding to clear Rs 50 billion excellent electrical energy dues on the provincial departments, ARY NEWS reported.

The letter written by the ability firm said that completely different departments of provincial authorities owe over Rs 50 billion to energy firm in respect of the dues. The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KW&SB) is amongst the largest defaulter division, with excellent dues of upto Rs 33 billion.

They demanded that the provincial authorities take concrete steps to clear all of the excellent dues because it was creating difficulties for them in sustaining steady energy provide to the federal government places of work.

On December 10, the Nationwide Electrical Energy Regulatory Authority’s (NEPRA) has imposed an quantity of Rs 50 million as fantastic upon Okay-Electrical directing the ability utility to make sure absolutely secured energy distribution system by April 2020.

The facility regulator has additionally directed the utility offering electrical energy to Karachi to make sure third social gathering analysis of its energy distribution system.

Scores of individuals died by electrocution throughout rains in Karachi in months of July and August this 12 months.

Furthermore, energy provide additionally suspended to a number of areas of the metropolis for lengthy hours, NEPRA mentioned in an announcement.

An inquiry launched to search out out causes behind deaths of a number of individuals by electrocution through the wet climate.

The probe additionally inquired into if the Okay-Electrical violated the protection guidelines of the ability regulatory authority.

The NEPRA had earlier in an in-house investigation on the deaths in Karachi on account of electrocution had concluded findings and leveled blame of most deaths on Okay-Electrical for not making pre-rain measures for the protection and safety of the residents as uncovered high-tension wires turned loss of life warrants.

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