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About 1,227 connections were checked in Ludhiana on Tuesday and consumers fined Rs 40 lakh for power theft and misuse of electricity meters.

Consumers fined Rs 40 lakh, 20 power theft cases detected in PSPCL raids in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 10:57 PM IST
About 1,227 connections checked by PSPCL officials and 73 faulty machines replaced on the spot and sent for testing. Many found tampered with
In darkness: Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Inter State Bus Terminus (ISBT Mohali).(Gurminder Singh/HT)
In darkness: Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Inter State Bus Terminus (ISBT Mohali).(Gurminder Singh/HT)

State-of-the-art ISBT Mohali without power, running on generators

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By Hillary Victor, Mohali
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2020 12:26 AM IST
The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) snapped power supply to ISBT Mohali in April 2018 after its Rs 15 lakh bill was not cleared.
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Bains booked for restoring power connections in Jalandhar

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By HT Correspondent, Jalandhar:
PUBLISHED ON MAR 15, 2020 09:33 PM IST
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Bains illegally reconnects power supply in Jalandhar

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2020 09:57 PM IST
Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) had disconnected supply as the premise owner, Mindo Devi, had failed to pay 15,000 in dues.
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National-level hockey player, friend shot dead in Patiala

Hindustan Times, Patiala | By HT Correspondent, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2020 10:53 PM IST
SHOCKING Incident took place when they had an altercation with accused at a dhaba; both were employees of PSPCL
Police personnel at the crime site in Patiala on Thursday. A Punjab State Power Corporation Limited employee, Manoj Kumar, and his son are absconding after killing hockey player Amrik Singh and his friend Simranjit Singh on Wednesday night.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)
Police personnel at the crime site in Patiala on Thursday. A Punjab State Power Corporation Limited employee, Manoj Kumar, and his son are absconding after killing hockey player Amrik Singh and his friend Simranjit Singh on Wednesday night.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)

National-level hockey player, friend shot dead after fight at dhaba in Patiala

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2020 11:52 AM IST
Eyewitnesses say their colleague at PSPCL opened fire at them after a fight over a petty issue
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Opinion divided on renegotiating power pacts with private players

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gurpreet Singh Nibber, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2020 11:16 PM IST
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Behbal Kalan firing case witness’ kin to move HC against police inaction

Hindustan Times, Faridkot | By HT Correspondent, Faridkot
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2020 09:14 PM IST
Work on the Kharar flyover being carried out on Tuesday. The ₹369-crore project has missed three deadlines.(HT PHOTO)
Work on the Kharar flyover being carried out on Tuesday. The ₹369-crore project has missed three deadlines.(HT PHOTO)

Complete work on Kharar flyover by March 31, Mohali admn tells L&T, NHAI

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Idrees Bukhtiyar, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2020 12:54 AM IST
Aiming to open stretch from Khanpur to Desumajra by May
Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh with state director general of police Dinkar Gupta. Even before the detailed order of the tribunal was received, the CM’s media adviser tweeted quoting Amarinder that Dinkar will continue as Punjab DGP.(HT file photo)
Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh with state director general of police Dinkar Gupta. Even before the detailed order of the tribunal was received, the CM’s media adviser tweeted quoting Amarinder that Dinkar will continue as Punjab DGP.(HT file photo)

CAT quashes appointment of Dinkar Gupta as Punjab Police chief

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2020 03:48 PM IST
Central Administrative Tribunal, Chandigarh, allowed pleas by Dinkar Gupta’s two colleagues Siddharth Chattopadhyaya, DGP, Punjab State Power Corporation Limited, and Mohammed Mustafa, DGP, Punjab State Human Rights Commission, who were among five officers superseded in 2019
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SAD to meet guv seeking probe into power purchase by govt

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2020 10:23 PM IST
The Rajindra hospital, Patiala, owes ₹25 lakh against power bills to the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited.(HT FILE)
The Rajindra hospital, Patiala, owes ₹25 lakh against power bills to the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited.(HT FILE)

Rajindra hospital may lose power connection over 25 lakh dues

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Harmandeep Singh, Patiala
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2019 10:02 PM IST
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Consumers must brace for power tariff hike to make up for PSPCL’s 1,420 cr coal washing charges

Hindustan Times, Patiala | By Vishal Rambani
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 07:59 AM IST
Following the Supreme Court orders, PSPCL has paid 421 crore to Larsen & Toubro-run Nabha Power Limited, and 1,002 crore to Vedantta Group that runs the Talwandi Sabo Power Plant. These are coal washing charges from year 2012-13 up to October 2019.
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Sangrur tops in Punjab for providing timely services at seva kendras: DC

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Sangrur
PUBLISHED ON OCT 21, 2019 12:25 AM IST
Thori said that as of October 18, this year, a total of 4,95,118 applications for online services; 6,01,843 for offline; and 2,61,574 for third-party have been received in district
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Clamour for handing over Shanan project to HP grows

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Navneet Rathore, Shimla
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2019 11:50 PM IST
The project will be handed over to Himachal government in 2024 after the expiry of the 99-year-lease agreement
Students wearing masks in the school(HT Photo)
Students wearing masks in the school(HT Photo)

Pollution spewing Sangrur unit’s power snapped

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Avtar Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2019 12:50 AM IST
A departmental investigation found carbon on walls and air pollution above principles in the area surrounding the industrial unit: Harjit Singh, PPCB executive engineer, Sangrur
Gadvasu V-C AS Nanda (in yellow turban) during the inauguration of the power plant in Ludhiana on Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)
Gadvasu V-C AS Nanda (in yellow turban) during the inauguration of the power plant in Ludhiana on Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)

Vet varsity goes green way, gets solar power plant

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON OCT 09, 2019 10:32 PM IST
1.1 MW rooftop power plant is spread over 13,260 sqm and has 3,402 solar modules, say officials
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50-year-old killed in bike-car crash in Mohali

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON OCT 05, 2019 12:51 AM IST
Accident took place in Industrial Area, Phase 7, in Mohali; FIR registered against Sector 70 woman who jumped the red light, car impounded
Under the plan, 400 street vendors are to be shifted to a new location. The market is currently lying vacant.(BHARAT BHUSHAN/HT)
Under the plan, 400 street vendors are to be shifted to a new location. The market is currently lying vacant.(BHARAT BHUSHAN/HT)

Inaugurated two months ago, Patiala MC’s street vending plan has no takers

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2019 10:59 PM IST
An official says the project is delayed as the municipal corporation has failed to get the approval from PSPCL authorities for construction of shed at the new vendor market
PSPCL Recruitment 2019: Apply for 664 vacancies of junior engineers(HT file)
PSPCL Recruitment 2019: Apply for 664 vacancies of junior engineers(HT file)

PSPCL Recruitment 2019: Apply for 664 vacancies of junior engineers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Nandini
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 04:58 PM IST
Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has invited online applications for the posts of junior enginer (Civil and electrical), internal auditor and electrician grade 2. Last date to apply is October 1.
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70-year-old electrocuted to death in Ludhiana

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON AUG 18, 2019 11:03 PM IST
He was pulling down the shutter of his shop when he got electrocuted
The CM also directed officials to take stern action to check power theft that is rampant in border areas along Pakistan and Haryana.(HT Photo)
The CM also directed officials to take stern action to check power theft that is rampant in border areas along Pakistan and Haryana.(HT Photo)

Navjot Singh Sidhu missing, CM holds meet; wants curbs on power theft

Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2019 11:21 AM IST
In the review meeting, power theft, coal supply position, financial health and release of pending subsidy were discussed.
Farmhands planting paddy saplings at Bakshiwal village near Patiala on Wednesday. The state government has set June 13 as the official date for the sowing season.(Bharat Bhushan/HT File Photo)
Farmhands planting paddy saplings at Bakshiwal village near Patiala on Wednesday. The state government has set June 13 as the official date for the sowing season.(Bharat Bhushan/HT File Photo)

PSPCL all ready to power farmers with 8-hr supply in Punjab

Hiundustan Times, Patiala | By Vishal Rambani
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2019 01:06 PM IST
PSPCL chairman-cum-managing director Baldev Singh Sran said the maximum demand during 2018 was 12,638 megawatt (MW) , which PSPCL could meet by arranging power from different sources.
A farmer bringing bales of paddy straw for sale at the plant site on Bajakhana-Jaitu road.(HT Photo)
A farmer bringing bales of paddy straw for sale at the plant site on Bajakhana-Jaitu road.(HT Photo)

Come March, Jaitu biomass plant in Punjab to generate power from paddy stubble

Hindustan Times | By Gagandeep Jassowal, Faridkot
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2018 01:03 PM IST
The power generated using straw as fuel will be sold to Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) for which an agreement has been signed.
The 2% hike will make the state government richer by about Rs 200 crore.
The 2% hike will make the state government richer by about Rs 200 crore.

Electricity duty hiked by 2% in rural areas of Punjab

Hindustan Times, Patiala | By HT Correspondent, Patiala
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2018 11:47 AM IST
Applicable from April 1 this year, the hike will make power 25 paise expensive per unit
Private thermal plants take hundreds of crores of rupees in winter without supplying power.(HT File)
Private thermal plants take hundreds of crores of rupees in winter without supplying power.(HT File)

Paddy sowing season: On day 1, power plant ditches PSPCL

Hindustan Times, Patiala | By Vishal Rambani, Patiala
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 10:11 AM IST
The 540MW GVK thermal plant at Goindwal ditched the power corporation on Wednesday as it shut down due to coal shortage.
Labourers ready for transplantation in a paddy field at Phoos Mandi village near Bathinda.(Sanjeev Kumar/HT)
Labourers ready for transplantation in a paddy field at Phoos Mandi village near Bathinda.(Sanjeev Kumar/HT)

Paddy farmers will get uninterrupted electricity supply: Punjab power minister

Chandigarh | By HTC and PTI
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2018 10:16 AM IST
The minister says PSPCL is prepared to ensure 8-hour power supply to farmers in view of paddy sowing.
Under the scheme rolled out in September ,11,000 applications were received. Punjab has 14 lakh tubewell power connections and a long waiting list.(HT File)
Under the scheme rolled out in September ,11,000 applications were received. Punjab has 14 lakh tubewell power connections and a long waiting list.(HT File)

Wary of farmers backing out, Punjab govt holds back no-free-power tubewell policy

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gurpreet Singh Nibber, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2018 09:42 PM IST
Authorities fear farmers will not pay bills, later seek inclusion in subsidy category.
Seen as a double bonanza, farmers will earn money for power which the Punjab government gives them free of cost.(HT File)
Seen as a double bonanza, farmers will earn money for power which the Punjab government gives them free of cost.(HT File)

‘Save water and earn money’: PSPCL launches voluntary scheme for farmers

Hindustan Times, Patiala | By Vishal Rambani
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2018 09:37 AM IST
Farmers to get Rs 4 for each unit saved in use of electricity-based tubewells; to be credited directly into bank account.
While the government has set June 20 as deadline for paddy sowing, some farmers have already started transplanting the crop in the state.(HT Photo)
While the government has set June 20 as deadline for paddy sowing, some farmers have already started transplanting the crop in the state.(HT Photo)

Farmers defy govt notification, to start paddy sowing from today

Hindustan Times, Bathinda | By Sachin Sharma, Bathinda
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2018 03:58 PM IST
In April, the state government issued a notification under the Punjab Preservation of Sub-Soil Water Act, 2009, fixing the date of sowing paddy nursery for May 20.
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