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LESA has constituted two teams to conduct morning raids in the areas reporting maximum line losses.(File photo)

LESA’s ‘Good Morning Team’ to check power theft in Lucknow

By Anupam Srivastava | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 19, 2020 03:57 PM IST
LESA officials have got special permission from authorities to conduct early morning and night raids
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As per estimates there are over one lakh e-rickshaws plying on the city roads and only one-fourth of them are registered, despite a subsidy scheme of the government.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT File)
As per estimates there are over one lakh e-rickshaws plying on the city roads and only one-fourth of them are registered, despite a subsidy scheme of the government.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT File)

Delhi discoms losing Rs 150 crore annually to power theft by e-rickshaws: Sources

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2019 02:20 PM IST
Power experts and discom sources claim lack of proper charging facilities has led to organised rackets of power theft by e-rickshaws in prominent parts of Delhi, especially in areas close to metro stations.
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Under the new strategy, the government-owned utility is going to replace all the exiting traditional naked overhead lines with the overhead aerial bundled cables(ABC).(Representatie image)
Under the new strategy, the government-owned utility is going to replace all the exiting traditional naked overhead lines with the overhead aerial bundled cables(ABC).(Representatie image)

UPPCL to lay ABC lines to disallow ‘katia’ connections in 47,099 villages

By Brajendra K Parashar | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2019 03:19 PM IST
The UP Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL) is ready with a new plan that aims to make it near impossible for villagers to illegally tap power by hook on ‘katias’ to overhead lines.
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An electric pole at DLF phase-3 Block U in Gurugram.(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
An electric pole at DLF phase-3 Block U in Gurugram.(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)

Thieves run riot in Gurugram, steal 150MW of electricity daily in summer

By Dhananjay Jha | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2018 10:56 AM IST
50% of the power theft is reported from 74 feeders that supply power to areas such as New Palam Vihar, Jahajgarh, Daulatabad, Nathupur, Ammunition Depot and nearby areas.
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The move comes at a time when the corporation is gearing up to provide 24X7 electricity from April next year.(HT)
The move comes at a time when the corporation is gearing up to provide 24X7 electricity from April next year.(HT)

UPPCL launches midnight drive against power theft in Lucknow

By Brajendra K Parashar | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2018 01:38 PM IST
The UP Power Corporation Ltd has launched a crackdown on power theft, focusing on 65 divisions where aggregate technical and commercial losses are over 40%.
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(HT file photo)
(HT file photo)

SP state chief charged with indulging in power theft

By HT Correspondent | Anupam Pateriya, Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Sagar
PUBLISHED ON APR 16, 2018 10:25 PM IST
The SP state unit chief Gauri Singh Yadav has denied that there was any power theft at his residence and said he will move the court against the power distribution company officials for defaming him as a part of a political conspiracy
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