Several officials suspended for violation of load shedding schedule

ISLAMABAD: On account of violation of load management schedule, Chief Engineer/Operation Directors namely Muhammad Iqbal Khan Marwat of PESCO and Syed Mohabat Shah of SEPCO, PESCO PDC Deputy Director Akhtar Hussain, PESCO Assistant Engineer Siddique Ahmed and a number of grid station in-charges have been suspended.

The suspension orders have been issued by concerned authorities after the Power Information Technology Company (PITC) special monitoring unit detected violation of the load shedding schedule being implemented from December 4.

The PITC has been constantly monitoring load-shedding on all feeders through online system and the DISCOs have been directed to strictly adhere to the schedule. A special hotline has also been created to monitor and report the violation of the schedule.

The power division has further directed the DISCOs to provide maximum relief to the consumers and any violation of the schedule set on the basis of losses and recovery will not be tolerated.


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