NEPRA demands KESC to explain round-figure billings

Nov 30, -0001
Staff ReportKARACHI: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Monday demanded an explanation from Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) over round-figure billings regarding bank and fuel adjustment charges.According to KESC sources, a consumer from Karachi complained to NEPRA that KESC had not returned additional fuel charges received during June 2010 to December 2010.The complainant further added that KESC is also incorrectly receiving Rs. 8 as bank charges with round-figure billing in monthly bills.NEPRA has issued a show cause letter (number TCD-2011-878/09) to KESC demanding an explanation over malpractices as pointed out by the complainant.The show cause letter also describes that if an explanation is not submitted before June 30 then action will be taken under Section-44 of NEPRA Act against KESC. SAMAA





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