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P/100/2019 Sri. Jose P.A. Ernakulam
Appellant is the Managing Partner of Green Packs, Panthakkal, Karukutty, a consumer of electricity with consumer No 1155819012993 in LTIV Tariff with a connected load of 53 kW and contract demand 52 kVA. under Electrical Section, Karukutty. The service connection was effected on 3.9.2016 for industrial purpose with connected load of 30 kW. The Anti Power Theft Squad, Trissur had conducted an inspection in the premises of the appellant along with the officials of section office on 20-12-2018 and detected that the all of the CTs having ratio 100/5 A for metering was wrongly connected. So as to compensate revenue loss to the Board for the unrecorded portion of energy, the Assistant Engineer, Electrical Section, Karukutty issued a provisional short assessment bill by directing the appellant to pay Rs 4,42,311/- for the period 10/2016 to 02/2019 on 21-03-2019. Against the short assessment bill, the appellant had approached the CGRF, Ernakulam by filing a petition No. OP No. 1/2019-20. The Forum disposed of the petition vide order dated 23-11-2019 by ordering that the bill issued for Rs.4,42,311/- is genuine and legally sustainable except for the correction in the MD readings pointed out by the respondent vide submission dated 6/11/2019 which needs to be corrected. Aggrieved against this, the appellant has submitted this appeal petition before this Authority on 23-12-2019. From the conclusions arrived at as detailed above, I decide to quash the short assessment bill amounting to Rs. 4,42,311/-issued to the appellant. As the premises is with a load of three phase in nature, it is decided and directed the respondent to revise the bill by taking 31.73% as the unrecorded consumption from 10/2017 to 20-12-2018 and to issue the revised bill to the appellant within fifteen days. The appellant is allowed 12 instalments without interest, to remit the revised short assessment bill, if he desires so. Having concluded and decided as above it is ordered accordingly. The appeal petition filed by the appellant stands disposed of as such. The order of CGRF, Ernakulam in OP No. 01/2019-20 dated 23-11-2019 is set aside. No order on costs.


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