Will the government be able to fix the issue of inflated bills and sudden raise of tariff or would it be another cosmetic measure?
Tahir Basharat Cheema, former managing director of PEPCO, talks about the problems being faced by the power sector and suggests remedies
Defaulters on electricity bills, often in collusion with distribution companies, are the actual beneficiaries of subsidies
Consumers of electricity are finding it difficult to come to terms with inflated bills and increase in electricity tariff
The government lacks foreign investment to start big power projects
Till such time that well-meaning "deep seated structural reforms" are put in place, the average bill-paying consumer will keep getting a rough and...