Lesco collects over Rs8m from 446 defaulters

Monday, Feb 12, 2024

LAHORE: The Lahore Electric Supply Company (Lesco) in collaboration with Tehsildars (Recovery) recovered more than Rs8 million from 446 defaulters in all its five districts - Lahore, Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahib, Kasur and Okara - on the 147th day of its campaign.

A Lesco spokesman told the media here on Sunday that on the 147th day, Chief Engineer O&M (T&G), with the support of Tehsildar City and Tehsildar, recovered outstanding dues of Rs1.04 million from 51 defaulters in Northern Circle and Rs2.43 million from 51 defaulters in Eastern Circle respectively.

Similarly, Lesco Manager (Material Disposal) Engineer along with Tehsildar Model Town and Tehsildar Cantt recovered Rs2.19 million from 63 defaulters in Central Circle, and Rs0.72 million from 27 defaulters in South Circle; while Manager (Technical) Engineer with the assistance of Tehsildar Nankana Sahib and Tehsildar Sheikhupura recovered Rs0.48 million from 44 defaulters in Nankana Circle and Rs 1.06 million from 62 defaulters in Sheikhupura Circle. He added that Lesco Manager E&S (PMU) Engineer in collaboration with Naib Tehsildar Kasur and Okara recovered outstanding dues of Rs0.58 million from 92 defaulters in Okara Circle and Rs 0.95 million from 70 defaulters in Kasur Circle. Up till now during the recovery campaign, the Lesco with the help of Tehsildars (Recovery) recovered more than Rs2.30 billion from 78,261 dead defaulters in its all circles of operation. He elaborated that Lesco recovered outstanding dues of Rs326.27 million from 11,062 defaulters in Northern Circle; Rs551.59 million from 10,189 defaulters in Eastern Circle; Rs 311.28 million from 8,902 defaulters in Central Circle; Rs 127.46 million from 4,560 defaulters in South Circle, Rs 202.12 million from 7,015 defaulters in Nankana Circle; Rs351.80 million from 9,714 defaulters in Sheikhupura Circle; Rs138.64 million from 12,348 defaulters in Okara Circle and Rs312.83 million from 14,471 defaulters in Kasur Circle.