Berhmapur: Southco starts disconnection drive in eight districts including Ganjam. Connections of people who have not cleared their pending electricity bills are being cut.
SOUTHCO has set a deadline of February 15 for the disconnection drive in eight districts of the state, where the utility has around 15.73 lakh consumers.It has urged its consumers having arrears of more than Rs 1,000 to clear the dues by February 15. SOUTHCO has also warned of commencing power disconnection from February 16 in the case of non-payment of arrears.
The utility has a pending arrear of whopping Rs 1,357 crore, an official of SOUTHCO said.