After the Noida Power Company Restricted (NPCL) issued notices to 15 sectors in Greater Noida over alleged power theft, residents stated that representatives from the Federation of RWAs in Greater Noida met with officials on Wednesday, urging them to retract the notices.
In accordance with Devender Tiger, a resident of Sector Beta 1 and president of Federation of RWAs in Greater Noida which incorporates representatives of 40 RWAs of the world, in June, the NPCL served notices to no less than 15 Residents’ Welfare Associations (RWAs), accompanied by electrical energy payments starting from (*15*)₹30,000 to (*15*)₹1 lakh.
“The notices have been addressed to the respective RWAs the place the NPCL alleged that the sector has been stealing power from the meters of Greater Noida authority streetlights and electrical energy poles. Nonetheless, these notices have been despatched wrongly,” stated Tiger.
He additional added that the notices pertained to the power utilization in the sector’s frequent areas, such because the guard room electrical energy and ornamental lights on the essential sector gates.
Tiger stated, “Because the sectors lack separate meters for frequent space amenities, we’re compelled to acquire power connections from different meters. Consequently, the NPCL has charged us exorbitant quantities and accused us of power theft.”
A delegation of representatives met with Sarnath Ganguly, NPCL’s Vice President, to tell him of the scenario and request the discom to withdraw the notices. Deepak Bhati, the federation’s Basic Secretary, stated, “We requested officials to offer separate meters for frequent space power utilization, and all RWAs are keen to bear the price. Nonetheless, the notices already served ought to be retracted.”
Officials stated that they might examine the matter. Ganguly stated, “Now we have listened to the residents’ grievances however haven’t made any assurances relating to withdrawing the notices. We are going to maintain one other assembly with the residents to plan an motion plan for resolving the problem of meters for frequent space amenities in sectors. We may even examine the notices that have been despatched.”