Recovery About Rs. 206 Crore Made during Inspection of over 13 lakh Electricity Connections
Bhopal. A total of 13 lakh 37 thousand 544 high tension and low tension electricity connections were inspected by East, Central and West Region Power Distribution Companies of the state in different areas in the year 2016-17. Irregularities in 2 lakh 36 thousand 131 electricity connections were found or cases of power theft were registered during the inspection. A recovery of Rs. 205 crore 86 lakh 62 thousand has been made by three companies against the cases. During this period, 32 thousand 381 cases of power theft or cases of irregularities were presented in the special courts.