Cash reward to be given for informing electricity theft

Bhopal, July 12, 2019 (Ataullah Faizan): In order to prevent electricity theft, the Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitran Company has implemented a scheme to give cash reward under the prescribed conditions for informing about illegal use of electricity. On the basis of information, 10 percent of the recovered sum will be paid to the informer. There is no maximum limit of amount.
Besides the head office of Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitran Company and regional head offices, regional general managers can also be informed in writing or through telephone in connection to electricity theft. Concerned officers will be responsible to keep the informer’s particulars confidential. Officers/employees of the company will not be considered as informers. The Incentive money will be paid from the head office of the company and deposited directly in the bank account of the informer.
Departmental officers and employees involved in preparing theft case and recovery will also be given 2.5 percent amount in the form of incentive. A vigilance cell has been formed at the head office of the company to implement this scheme. Information can also be sent to this vigilance cell.