Faisalabad, November 06, 2012 (PPI-OT): Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) has making various steps in line with the emergency imposed on Power Sector for next 6 months, in this connection a meeting of circles officer (First, Second, Sargodha and Jhang) was held at FESCO Headquarters with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the chair. He said that FESCO has been making best efforts to improve its performance in all fields including distribution of electricity and recovery of dues.
He issued orders to keep open FESCO Customer Services Centers (CSC) 6 days in a week instead of 5 days. Similarly, the Complaint Centers of Sub Divisional level would also remain available to the public seven days in a week and round the clock.
He further said that a proposal was under active consideration to cut down the weekly offs from 2 to 1 day for Meter Readers and Distribution Staff at Sub Divisional level in order to improve distribution of bills, recovery of dues and speed up action against the defaulters. However, implementation on this proposal will start after the order from the Ministry of Water and Power. He also directed Superintending Engineers (SE) and Deputy Commercial Managers (DCM) to expedite their efforts to ensure maximum recoveries from the defaulters.
They should also prepare themselves to facilitate consumers in addition to making immediate recoveries and controlling line loses. He said that all officers and officials should make pains taking efforts after promulgation of emergency in power sector. However he assured acknowledgement and rewards to the efficient and responsible employees but at the same time inefficient and lethargic employees would be kicked off the company.
He said that a special campaign would be launched to promote the concept to save energy at consumer level. He requested the consumers to cooperate with FESCO by discouraging wasteful use of electricity in addition to making the payments of their bill in time.
The cooperation will help FESCO to supply uninterrupted power supply to its consumer. The meeting was also attended by Chief Commercial Officer Khurshid Alam, Chief Engineer Technical Sh. Akhtar Hussain, Chief Engineer Operation Tariq Mehmood, Additional Director General (IS) Aziz Ahmed and Superintending Engineer of four circle of FESCO.
For more information, contact:
Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO)
West Canal Road, Abdullah Pur, Faisalabad,
Tel: +92 41 922 0184 -0229
Fax: +9241 922 0233