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290 employees face departmental actions over inflated electricity bills

| Updated: July 05, 2020 23:11:29

290 employees face departmental actions over inflated electricity bills

As many as 290 employees of different power distributing organisations have faced departmental measures as per initial investigation over inflated electricity bills.

Power Division Secretary Dr Sultan Ahmed gave the information at a virtual press conference at his ministry office on Sunday, reports BSS.

The secretary informed that power distribution companies or organisations submitted their probe reports on inflated electricity bills. He vowed to take action against those responsible for involvement in preparing electricity bills with extra amounts.

He assured that complaints related to additional charge against proper use of electricity will be resolved soon, as consumers’ relationship continues with trust.

“Consumers will not have to pay additional charge without regular bill against proper use of electricity,” the power division secretary added.

Like many others professionals, the power sector workers are performing their responsibilities taking all the risk for an uninterrupted power supply. So far, 601 employees were infected with the deadly virus till now, while people 12 of them died.

Among others BPDB Chairman Md Belayet Hossain, Chairman of BREB Major General (Retd) Moin Uddin, Director General of Power Cell Engineer Mohammad Hossain were present at the briefing.



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