Distcoms resorting to unscheduled cuts to be severely dealt with

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New Delhi, Dec 26 (UNI) Power Minister A K Walia today warned that distcoms, or power distribution companies, resorting to unscheduled cuts, would be severely dealt with.

Replying to a question by Mr O P Babbar during Question hour on the opening day of the Winter session of the state Assembly, Dr Walia said, ''strict action will be taken againt any distcom if they resort to any unannounced and unjustified power cuts.'' On a question about fast running electronic meters, Dr Walia said, ''the new electronic meters are highly sensitive. While the earlier electro-mechanical meters were not activated on small loads, the new electronic meters are sensitive to the slightest power load.'' UNI

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