Minister: (Awais directs to clear backlog of faulty meters)

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Power Division Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari has directed all Distribution Companies to clear the backlog of all pending faulty meters in their respective areas by the end of next month.

Chairing a meeting here on Tuesday, he called for adopting the new procedure for new connection based on consumer facilitation associated with application tracking system from 15th of the next month.

The time for installation of the electricity meter has been drastically reduced to two to four months. Besides, the consumers will also have access to the status of their application via the online facilities. He also asked the DISCOs to minimize gap between recovery and energy sold.