Senate body asks Discos to furnish working paper

ISLAMABAD: Senate Functional Committee on Problems of Less Developed Areas in its meeting on Friday asked representatives of various power distribution companies (DISCOS) to submit a detailed working paper before the panel on the provision on electricity to the less developed areas of the country.

The panel meeting was held here under the chairmanship of Senator Muhammad Usman Kakar to discuss the various issues related to Power Distribution Companies with major focus on supply/demand situation and distribution in less developed areas of the country.

Usman Kakar asked the officials of the Ministry of Energy, Power Division, and representatives of DISCOs working for electricity distribution to less developed areas to submit a work plan citing details of demand/supply capacity, distribution network, present contribution to national grid, how to increase generation and how to cater for increasing line losses and a better billing mechanism.

Published in Business Recorder, 2nd June,2018