KESC launches SMS service to report power theft


KARACHI: In an attempt to curb losses due to rampant power-theft, Karachi Electricity Supply Company (KESC) has launched its SMS service for reporting power theft via an announcement on twitter.

The service requires customer registration.

On Sunday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif asked a prominent Chinese company to provide suggestions and provide assistance towards curbing power line losses, theft and pilferage in Pakistan.

On June 12, The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) disclosed, that electricity worth Rs 40 billion is stolen every year because of prevalent malpractices in power distribution companies.

How to register:

Type Reg (space) Your 13-digit Acc No. & send it to 8119.

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