LAHORE, (SANA): Lahore High Court (LHC) has instructed that the concerned authorities must take practical initiatives, instead of mere paper proceedings for curbing power cuts and the government officers should not sit idle, they should feel miseries of the public.
Deputy Attorney General Naseem Kashmiri presented report of Alternate Energy Board, comprising various proposals for production of electricity, before the court.
The DAG informed the court during hearing of the load shedding case that deals are underway with many sugar mills for production of power with sugarcane waste while licenses are being offered for wind power production projects.
The LESCO informed the court that reasonable decline in power cuts have taken place in recent days while 17 megawatts’ power theft has been curbed while power is being saved as well by turning off extra lights on court’s directive.
The Chief Justice of Lahore High Court said in his remarks that after a long time a happy note has been presented before the court in this case.
The court issued instructions to other power distribution companies to follow measures taken by the LESCO for curbing power theft. Later on, hearing of the case was adjourned till July 01 by the court.