Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today set a target of bringing down the Transmission & Distribution (T&D) losses of four distribution companies (discoms) to 30%.

In a meeting chaired by the Chief Secretary a decision was taken to limit the T&D losses of Cesu, Wesco, Nesco and Southco at 30% by next year from the current average 34%.

Discussions held during the meeting also emphasized on revenue collection and reining in power theft. Moreover, steps will be taken to withdraw electricity connections which are not being used.

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Along with the Chief Secretary, the development commissioner, Energy secretary, Gridco authorities and officials of the discoms were present during the meeting.