ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has ordered to stop the free supply of electricity to the power sector employees.
The Power Secretary told during the briefing on Thursday that the power sector is stuck in a swamp. “We can’t even refund our costs.”
He told in the meeting that the main reason behind this is not being well. “Out of 28 million consumers, 18 million are in the 0-100 category. Eight million consumers are getting subsidized electricity. Instead of giving free units to WAPDA employees, one allowance should be merged with salary,” he said. Maintained.
On this, the PAC recommended that instead of giving free electricity to the employees of WAPDA, allowance should be given.