NEW DELHI: Power distribution company BSES in association with the Delhi High Court Legal Services Committee is organising a special Lok Adalat at the High Court here on September 12 and 13.
The Lok Adalat is aimed at enabling customers/litigants to reach an amicable on-the-spot settlement of power theft cases relating to “both direct theft and dishonest abstraction of energy”.
“Cases that are either pending in any court of law or are yet to be filed in any court and up to Rs.1 lakh will be taken up at the Lok Adalat. Customers wishing to settle their power theft cases can either come in person or through their advocate or authorised representative. They should carry their photo identity and a copy of their bill,” said a company spokesperson on Thursday.
To dispose of cases in the quickest possible time, a total of 12 courts (BRPL 7 and BYPL 5) will be set up for the purpose.
BSES is also making special arrangements like setting up 12 help desks manned by specially trained officials to help consumers. Of these, two help desks will be for women, senior citizens and the disabled.
“BSES has informed the customers concerned about the Special Lok Adalat. In addition to sending 25,000 letters/notices to these consumers, the company is also running radio spots on popular radio channels,” the spokesperson added.