MSEDCL disconnects power supply to 30 defaulters in Nagpur
Nagpur, Sept 11 (UNI) In a major crackdown against defaulters, officials of Maharashtra State Electricity Supply Company (MSEDCL) today disconnected power supply to 30 major defaulters in Nagpur city.
The consumers whose electricity supply was disconnected include ten each in the residential, commercial and low-tension industrial categories in the civil lines sub-division of Nagpur, a press release from the company said.
The affected consumers included some government offices, but the release did not name these establishments. The list of 30 major defaulters had been published in newspapers last month, the release noted.
The company has clarified that electricity supply to 'Ramgiri,' the official residence of the Maharashtra Chief Minister, has not been disconnected. The connection to 'Ramgiri' was not on the list of major defaulters and there have never been any arrears against it, the company clarified.
However, power supply to two staff residential quarters in the premises of 'Ramgiri' was disconnected for default in payment, the press release informed.
The supply was restored after chief engineer, Public Works Department, who maintains the quarters, assured that the amount would be paid by tomorrow, MSEDCL said.
Some other consumers whose power supply was disconnected today paid up the dues, while others gave written assurances of making the payment, the company disclosed.
Supply to such consumers was restored in view of the assurance, the release added.
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