"We need to utilize our best available human resource to overcome our issues," the prime minister said while chairing a meeting to bring reforms in power and petroleum sector.
The minister said that the addition of 3,364 megawatts of power has been made in the national grid
The report released by the power regulatory authority regarding details of electricity supply companies of the country estimated the financial loss to the sector up to Rs45 billion.
'Pakistanis allowed the luxury of having the first load shedding-free Ramazan'
'Uninterrupted power supply is being ensured in Ramazan'
“As many as 1,351 people involved in power theft were arrested in the last four months ”, said the minister.
PESHAWAR: At least 156 people were arrested in different areas of Peshawar on charges of electricity theft, ARY News reported. The city administration also disconnected 944 illegal connections and issued notices to some people involved in the wrongdoing. According to officials, the administration recovered Rs 30 million from defaulters. While more than 40 transformers were removed from areas where residents had not paid dues. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government had established a Reporting Centre at the Energy and…
ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee of the federal cabinet on Wednesday approved a hike in power tariff for households consuming over 300 units per month. A meeting of the committee, chaired by Finance Minister Asad Umar, reportedly decided that electricity prices would not be raised for domestic consumers using 300 units or less every month. However, households that consume between 300 and 700 units per month will witness a rise in electricity prices of roughly ten percent or Rs1.18 per unit., and a fifteen…