The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited has warned officials of strict action if there is any power disruption during the festive Diwali season. Sanjay Taksande, Regional Director of MSEDCL, in a statement issued on Thursday has given strict instructions to the staff to ensure uninterrupted power supply.
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Meanwhile, the MSEDCL has announced a special amnesty scheme for people whose power supply has been permanently disconnected because of non-payment.
Taksande has also issued instructions to effectively implement the scheme and provide power connections to those who fulfil terms and conditions.
The scheme will begin on November 1 and remain operational for six months.
He has said all the power consumers, whose power connections were disconnected permanently due to arrears, are eligible to the scheme.
If the consumers clear their arrears up to November 30 then they will get concession of five per cent in the original arrears and 100 per cent waiver of interest and late fee.