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Lesco recovers Rs1.40b from 45,103 defaulters

By Our Correspondent
November 30, 2023

LAHORE:Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) in collaboration with Tehsildars (Recovery) has recovered more than Rs1.40 billion from 45,103 dead defaulters during 76 days of its recovery campaign.

Lesco spokesman told media here Tuesday that during the 76 days, 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 Rs177.76 million from 5,759 defaulters in Northern Circle and Rs340.91 million from 5,804 defaulters in Eastern Circle respectively.

Similarly, Lesco Manager (Material Disposal) Engineer Anwar Wattoo along with Tehsildar Model Town Rana Arsal and Tehsildar Cantt. Sajjad Qureshi recovered Rs195.61 million from 5,465 defaulters in Central Circle and Rs74.04 million from 2,251 defaulters in South Circle, while Manager (Technical) Engineer M Farooq with the assistance of Tehsildar Nankana Sahib M Iqbal Rasheed and Tehsildar Sheikhupura M Aslam Gujjar recovered Rs92.20 million from 4,243 defaulters in Nankana Circle and Rs210.59 million from 5,263 defaulters in Sheikhupura Circle.

A money changer counts rupee notes currency at a market in Karachi. — AFP/File
A money changer counts rupee notes currency at a market in Karachi. — AFP/File

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 Rs89.15 million from 6,783 defaulters in Okara Circle and Rs227.26 million from 9,535 defaulters in Kasur Circle.

On the 76th day of the recovery campaign, Lesco recovered outstanding dues of Rs2.64 million from 63 defaulters in Northern Circle; Rs3.04 million from 90 defaulters in Eastern Circle; Rs2.10 million from 68 defaulters in Central Circle; Rs0.84 million from 55 defaulters in Nankana Circle; Rs4.62 million from 84 defaulters in Sheikhupura Circle; Rs1.32 million from 138 defaulters in Okara Circle and Rs1.94 million from 101 defaulters in Kasur Circle.