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EMC directed to streamline power load management

Federal Minister for Water and Power Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar has asked the Energy Management Committee (EMC) to streamline the load management, ensure equitable power outages in the country and provide maximum relief to the consumers.

He made these directions while presiding over a meeting of EMC here on Wednesday. The minister asked the participants of the meeting to further revise the plan for equitable power outages both for urban and rural areas.

He further asked the EMC to ensure allocated power drawls as per their share for all distribution companies, lifting of forced power outages and removal of transmission and distribution constraints.

Mukhtar said that smooth and uninterrupted power supply is the priority of the government. He said that the government is utilising all the resources to enhance the power generation and also focusing on indigenous and alternative power generation resources.

He said that the existing thermal power plants are being converted on cheaper fuel to generate electricity. The minister also directed to provide detail of the sectors which are being given maximum relief in power outages.

Earlier, the EMC briefed the minister on the current power situation, load management schedule for urban and rural areas and future plan of action for providing relief to the consumers and exemption of outages during Sehari and Iftar.

The meeting also discussed various measures of energy conserv

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