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If caught stealing electricity, Katia will not burn, campaign name changed to “Remove Katia, cut Katya”



Prayagraj, To crack down on electricity theft in the neighborhood, the department changed the name of the campaign to Katiya Jalao. Now he was named Katiya Hatao, Katiya Ke Tukde Karo. This change was made after the Pollution Control Board’s complaint reached senior officials in the department regarding pollution from the Katiya fire. The department launched the campaign at the onset of the heat in the direction of controlling the theft of electricity from Katia in the district. Katia’s metal cables, captured during the campaign, were burned on the spot.

This relocation of the electricity service harmed the environment. in that case Pollution The control office sent a letter to officials at the headquarters of the electricity department. In the instructions given to the chief engineer, MD Vidya Bhushan said that instead of burning the katiya, it should be cut into pieces. Following this order, the department changed the name of the campaign. Briefing on the matter, the chief engineer of the electricity department, Vinod Kumar, said that the fire operation in Katiya had been stopped. Now the order has come to cut into pieces the wire and cable caught in the theft of electricity.

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in Prayagraj Electricity Thousands of electricity consumers have been facing problems of non-payment of their contributions by the department for several years. Connections of unpaid invoices are disconnected for a long time. Officials say that after disconnection, if a consumer attempts to reconnect their connection without paying their dues, the department will also register an FIR against them under the relevant sections of the Electricity Distribution Act 2003. Electricity officials have started the fiscal year for the electricity arrears bill. According to officials, there are a total of eight and a half electricity consumers in the district. Of these, about 3.5 lakh are in urban areas while the rest are in rural areas.