Consumers in the Tiruchi Metro Circle of the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) can remit their power charges at the Cantonment, Puthur, Thennur, Thillai Nagar, Teppakulam, Collectorate, Rockfort, Railway Junction, Woraiyur post offices and the Head Post in the city, P.Rengaraj, Executive Engineer (Operation and Maintenance), TANGEDCO, said in a press release.

Meanwhile, special teams of the corporation conducted surprise checks to detect cases of power theft in the Palakkarai area.

About 820 power connections were checked during the operation conducted last week.

A few cases of irregularities were detected and about Rs.2,000 was levied as penalty from the consumers, another release said.

TANGEDCO teams carry out checks to detect cases of power theft in Palakkarai