Karachi—K-Electric has removed illegal kunda connections in Madina Town, Korangi, here in line with its commitment to eliminate power theft and reduce line losses.
A spokesman of the organization said on Saturday that the utility also offered on spot low-cost meters with Aerial Bundled Cable (ABC) infrastructure after necessary documentation to the residents.
He said that ABC infrastructure is kunda-resistant and therefore helps curb electricity theft while also enhancing the reliability of electricity supply.
Installation of ABC coupled with new low-cost meters as part of its flagship community development project Ujala which has been rolled out with an estimated investment of PKR five billion to empower one million lives in 200 communities by June 2017.
According to KE spokesperson, Madina Town was infested with illegal wiring and theft, also causing faults and tripping in adjoining areas.
This drive will enable the provision of reliable power supply to the residents through legal electricity connections and also help enhance load management in surrounding areas, the spokesman claimed.
He said that the KE focuses on continuous process improvements and several projects are being explored to achieve greater efficiency and energy loss reduction such as installation of Aerial Bundled Cabling, Smart Meter Initiative, Mobile Meter reading and many more.