The power outages are common in every city or rural area of Pakistan. It is common in Lahore as well because of the meager system of Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO). But now that won’t be a problem as the company has announced that it will present an online application registration system for new connections in 2017. This was stated by LESCO Chief Executive Officer Wajid Ali Kazmi while talking at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI).
LESCO to Introduce Online Application Registration System
LESCO to Introduce Online Application Registration System. This step will come as a sigh of relief for both industrial and domestic users. LESCO believes that the online application system for the new connections would not only make the whole process very easy but human links would also be eliminated. At first, this system would be accessible for the general consumers in almost 191 sectors.
Large consumers would also come in this arrangement soon as LESCO is introducing a new software in this regard. The line damages are being abridged while retrieval is getting improved. According to the company, the mobile meter reading has facilitated in decreasing the line losses.
The company states that it is subsidizing 25% in the total revenue generation of the distribution companies. 0.7 million new meters are being bought and 1.80 lakh unusable meters would be substituted with the new ones. The power transmission system is being improved to evade happenings.
LESCO is implementing contemporary technology in order to make the lives of people better. It has also launched an SMS service in May. The purpose of this service is to notify the citizens about their bill status, load shedding timing and other relevant information. The company is working on Net Metering as well.