Ending electricity theft is necessary to keep economy running smoothly: Amjad


In compliance with the directives of the Government of Pakistan and the Ministry of Energy (Power Division), IESCO is providing awareness to consumers about electricity conservation and its benefits. At the same time, a series of actions against electricity thieves who cause irrepairable damage to the country, general Public and institutions are also being carried out in a full-fledged manner.

In the month of April 2023, during the operation of all formulations of IESCO, 2725 meters were identified, which were being used for illegal use of electricity in various ways.

Based on faulty meters and electricity theft, relevant consumers have been charged more than 32.57 millions fines against 1.19 millions units, and requests have also been submitted in relevant police stations for legal action.

Dr. Muhammad Amjad Khan, CEO of IESCO said by controlling of electricity theft will not only lead towards power load managements elimination but will also assurity towards the prosperity of Pakistan. Consumers can report electricity theft on complaint numbers of the relevant SDO offices, IESCO Help line number 118, or on CEO complaint and monitoring cell IESCO Islamabad at 051-9252933-34 and fulfill their national responsibility.