Mahottari, Feb 3: The power distribution centre of Nepal Electricity Authority here has collected over Rs 50 million in revenue in six months of the current fiscal year. Rs 52.3 million was collected from fine and cable fixing.
The NEA has upped monitoring of electricity leakage in recent months.
The Centre informed that it recorded 297 cases of electricity leakage in six months. Those involved in power leakage were fined by the Centre, according to Office Chief Jagannath Jha. More than Rs 2.7 million was collected in fines.
Similarly, the Centre fixed power supply for 488 customers, which earned over Rs 30.8 million.
Moreover, from 424 new customers, Rs 11.4 million was collected.
The distribution centre at Gaushala provides service in the northern belt of the district while the distribution centre at Jaleshwor is in the southern belt. There are 10 municipalities and five rural municipalities in the district.
The campaign against electricity leakage has been intensified in the district, according to Jha.