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Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019
news about Uppcl
Aug 18, 2019 23:19
On August 16, the contractor Sayyed Mobeen received a phone call from the accused who introduced himself as Alok Kumar, chairman of UPPCL and asked him to deposit Rs five lakh into an account. read more
Aug 07, 2019 20:17
The UP Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL) is expected to soon file a petition before the electricity regulator to seek its nod for the proposal in this regard in view of the Central government’s mounting pressure for prepaid metering in all the states, including... read more
Jul 07, 2019 12:09
A delegation of the council met UP energy minister Srikant Sharma and demanded a probe into alleged expensive buying of power from private players in the sector. read more
Jul 03, 2019 16:17
Even as energy minister Shrikant Sharma on Monday directed the UP Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL) to launch a statewide drive to disconnect power supply of all the consumers above 5 kw load if they have defaulted for two consecutive months, the corporation... read more
Jul 01, 2019 16:49
The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to request the Centre to reopen the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana, also known as Saubhagya Scheme, in the state to give another chance to the poor to get free electricity connection in case they did... read more
Jun 27, 2019 14:52
State-wide campaign from July 1 to convert ‘katiyas’ into legal connections after people using illegal connections make self-declaration about power pilfering. read more
Jun 12, 2019 12:55
Power outages lasted from four to eight hours due a faulty power supply line and tripping of the A substation. read more
Jun 11, 2019 13:03
Deadline missed: Distribution, transmission bottlenecks and staff laxity short-circuit UPPCL’s ambitious plan. read more
Jun 07, 2019 15:31
Around one-third of electricity consumers using prepaid electricity meters in Uttar Pradesh have not bothered to recharge their connections for months. read more
Apr 08, 2019 03:55
The UPPCL will engage its retired staff on a contract basis for a fixed tenure and salary denying them any administrative and financial powers. read more
Apr 04, 2019 13:30
Post Lok Sabha elections, the UP Power Corporation Ltd will be launching a statewide drive to replace the existing energy meters with the smart ones in all the 47 towns covered under the Revised Accelerated Power Development and Reform Programme as well... read more
Apr 02, 2019 15:02
In its desire to wrest pending dues from defaulters, the UP Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL) has ended up losing Rs 1,800 crore that it had to waive off as surcharge (interest) applicable on the bills. read more
Mar 30, 2019 14:49
 Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd is gearing up to start providing 24x7 electricity to people from April1 despite the government-owned corporation’s tight financial position. read more
Feb 04, 2019 13:30
The Uttar Pradesh government’s much publicised one-time settlement (OTS) scheme offering defaulters the facility to get the interest on their bills waived by clearing all pending power dues may end up as a case of much ado about nothing. read more
Jan 03, 2019 15:19
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. read more