Defaulters of Pune zone owe Rs 45 crore to Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd. (MSEDCL)
In a reply given to a RTI application, the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL) has revealed that Pune zone has 11,927 residential consumers with arrears over Rs. 25,000 each, 545 commercial consumers each having arrears over Rs. 50,000 and 209 industrial consumers who owed more than Rs. 1 lakh each. The total arrears worked out to Rs 45.02 crore as on December 23, 2011. A memorandum has been submitted to the Maharashtra electricity regulatory commission asking it to direct the distribution company to publish zone-wise and consumer category-wise details of outstanding/arrears on its website.