Haryana discoms crack down on power theft in the state

Last Modified: Fri Aug 04 2017 17:35:30 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 3 months
    Duration of special drive (May to Jul) undertaken by Haryana discoms - Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) and Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) - to check power theft in the state.
  • ?
    Number of households and establishments that were checked.
  • 40,862
    Cases detected where consumers had either tampered their meters or installed illegal connections. According to the spokesman for the discoms, most of the cased were in RO water plants, poultry farms, hotels, restaurants and small industries.
  • Rs. 133.48 crore
    Estimated assessed value of theft.
  • Rs. 49.06 crore
    Amount that has been recovered so far.