FAISALABAD - The Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (Fesco) has launched a reinvigorated campaign to recover Rs136.9 million from 906 permanent defaulters, said Fesco Chief Executive Officer Engineer Iftikhar Ahmed.

Addressing a press conference at Fesco Headquarters here the other day, he said that out of total 906 defaulters 4,077 domestic consumers had owed Rs38.7 million to the company.

Similarly, 57 commercial defaulters had liability of Rs5.915 million. 131 industrial defaulters had to pay Rs61.2 million, 242 agriculture connections had to pay Rs30 million.

Similarly, 2 residential colonies had default of Rs0.759 million while one temporary connection had liability of Rs0.361 million.

He said that the connections of these defaulters had already been severed. Now, the company had decided to disconnect all domestic, industrial, commercial and agriculture connections used by these defaulters. He said that teams had been constituted to ensure maximum recoveries.

The Chief Executive further said that the Fesco was adopting strict policy. The employees giving best results will be appreciated with proper certificates and prizes while lethargic and incompetent employees would have to face the tune.

Responding to a question, he said that the government defaulters had negligible outstanding dues hence, there was no needs to initiate full fledge campaign against them. He said that the details of defaulters had been uploaded on the Fesco website www.fesco.com.pk while the lists had also been provided to the media.