Patratu Vidyut Utpadan Nigam (PVUNL) today issued a notice to Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (JBVNL) threatening to stop power supply from coming Sunday due to non-payment of energy bills by the discom. Patratu Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (PVUNL) is a joint venture company of NTPC and Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (JBVNL). The notice for regulation of power supply to JBVNL has been served due to non-payment of outstanding dues of Rs 44.23 crore beyond 60 days, Vishwanath Chandan Deputy Manager (PR), Eastern Region -1 Headquarters, Patna said in a statement. The cumulative pending amount from April 2016 to September 2016 is approximately Rs 82.44 crore from the date of presentation of bills and non-opening of LC for the requisite amount, he said. This is in line with CERC (Regulation of Power Supply) Regulations, 2010 and as per supplementary PPA signed between Patratu Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited and Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited on March 30, 2016, Chandan said. The power regulation would be implemented from October 16, 2016, he added.
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