Web Exclusive | February 2018
Jaipur discom cuts loss by Rs 1,286 crore
Jaipur distribution compcom claimed that it has reduced its revenue loss by Rs 1,286 crore in a year. According to the distribution company, the loss was Rs 1,714 crore in 2016 which has come down to Rs 428 crore in 2017. JVVNL managing director R G Gupta said that in the coming financial year, efforts will be made to reduce the loss further and make the company a profitable organization. The major turnaround in the power distribution company is attributed to the reduction in the transmission and distribution (T&D) loss. With further reduction in T&D losses, the honest customers would benefit in the coming days, said Gupta.
"The T&D loss has been reduced by 4.59% by December 2017 due to the special efforts made by the JVVNL under Mukhyamantri Vidut Sudar progamme. The T&D loss which was 25.04% in December 2016 has been reduced to 20.35% by December last year," he said. The aggregate technical and commercial loss (AT &C) has also been reduced by 5.59% from previous 30.40% to 24.81%. Besides, bill collection efficiency has also gone up by 1.67% in the previous year comparison to 2016. The collection efficiency has been increased from 92.85% to 94.52%.