Lesco recovers over Rs 2.51b from 83,872 defaulters

LAHORE   -  The Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO), in col­laboration with Tehsildars (Recovery), has recovered more than Rs 2.51 billion from 83,872 dead default­ers in all the five districts - Lahore, Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahib, Kasur and Okara - during 157 days of its recovery campaign. A LESCO spokesman told the media here on Wednesday that during the campaign, Chief Engineer O&M (T&G) Zafar Iqbal, with the support of Tehsildar City Mujahid Zia and Tehsildar Shalimar Noreez Humayun, recovered outstanding dues of Rs 361.10 million from 11,867 defaulters in Northern Circle and Rs 598.76 million from 10,713 defaulters in Eastern Circle respectively. Similarly, LESCO Manager (Material Disposal) Engineer Anwar Watto along with Tehsildar Model Town Rana Ar­sal and Tehsildar Cant. Sajjad Qureshi recovered Rs 336.33 million from 9,500 defaulters in Central Circle and Rs 141.14 million from 4,925 defaulters in South Circle, while Manager (Technical) Engineer Muham­mad Farooq with the assistance of Tehsildar Nank­ana Sahib Muhammad Iqbal Rasheed and Tehsildar Sheikhupura Muhammad Aslam Gujjar recovered Rs 206.56 million from 7,357 defaulters in Nankana Circle and Rs 366.31 million from 10,218 defaulters in Sheikhupura Circle. He added that LESCO Manager E&S (PMU) Engineer Abbas Ali in collaboration with Naib Tehsildar Kasur and Okara Mirza Zahid Baig re­covered outstanding dues of Rs 158.74 million from 13,409 defaulters in Okara Circle and Rs 347.21 mil­lion from 15,883 defaulters in Kasur Circle. On the 157th day of the recovery campaign, the LESCO with the help of Tehsildars (Recovery) have recovered more than Rs 11.61 million from 478 dead default­ers in its all circles of operation. He elaborated that LESCO recovered outstanding dues of Rs 2.62 million from 91 defaulters in Northern Circle; Rs 2.36 million from 46 defaulters in Eastern Circle; Rs 1.09 million from 39 defaulters in Central Circle; Rs 0.80 million from 30 defaulters in South Circle; Rs 0.61 million from 38 defaulters in Nankana Circle.

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