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Govt increasing capacity of existing power plants: Sethi

The government is working to increase the capacity of the existing power plants.

Secretary Water and Power Nargis Sethi said this while talking to Pakistan Television (PTV) on Friday. She said the Ministry of Water and Power was trying to overcome the power shortfall. She added that efforts were being made to enhance the power generation capacity.

Replying to a question, she said the Wapda had disconnected the electricity connections for those institutions, which were not paying electricity bills.

She claimed that the government had controlled the problem of loadshedding.

She said all resources were being utilised to create awareness among the people to save energy.

Replying to another question, the secretary said a strict monitoring system was adopted to balance demand and supply in the energy sector.

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