According to federal officials, who claim that such theft causes significant financial losses totaling hundreds of billions of rupees. It ultimately burdens the common citizen with higher utility bills; the government has announced its plans to launch a crackdown on electricity theft.
Intending to reduce the rising technical and financial losses suffered by power distribution firms. This crackdown on electricity constitutes a comprehensive effort to stop electricity theft nationwide.
Given growing public dissatisfaction over excessive electricity prices over the past month, the interim administration has been considering alternative remedies, despite the obstacles they face, to appease the protesters who have taken to the country’s streets.
Ali emphasized the significance of alerting the public about the various levels of losses encountered by energy suppliers by pointing out that distribution businesses in Peshawar, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Quetta, and Azad Jammu and Kashmir experienced even higher losses, reaching as high as 60%.