MSEDCL staffer suspended for power cuts

ST CORRESPONDENT
Sunday, 29 July 2018

Pune: After receiving complaints about disruption of electricity in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad, Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) has suspended a Deputy Executive Engineer while four other engineers have been issued show cause notices.

A statement released by MSEDCL said, “The number of complaints received about power cuts have increased in Wagholi, Balewadi and Pimple Saudagar. The duration of the power failures was long. The distribution company’s inquiry revealed that the concerned officials were guilty of not taking immediate action.”

Pune: After receiving complaints about disruption of electricity in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad, Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) has suspended a Deputy Executive Engineer while four other engineers have been issued show cause notices.

A statement released by MSEDCL said, “The number of complaints received about power cuts have increased in Wagholi, Balewadi and Pimple Saudagar. The duration of the power failures was long. The distribution company’s inquiry revealed that the concerned officials were guilty of not taking immediate action.”

The statement said the disciplinary action was taken for dereliction of duty, which caused hardships for consumers and financial losses to the company. .

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