Seven officials suspended over nationwide power breakdown

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Seven officials suspended over nationwide power breakdown

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - The Central Power Generation Company has suspended seven of its employees working under Plant Manager-III for showing negligence that caused the electricity failure.

According to details, the suspended employees include Adl. Plant Manager Suhail Ahmed, Junior Engineer Deedar Ali Channa, Foreman, Ali Hassan Golo, Operator Ayyaz Hussain Dahar and Saeed Ahmed , besides attendants Siraj Ahmed Memon and Ilyas Ahmed.

Meanwhile, the NTDC constituted a four-member committee to look into facts and caused of collapse of power system, which plunged most of the country into dark.

General Manager (AM) North, NTDC Malik Javed Mehmood would convener of the committee, while GM (Technical) NTDC Ghulam Abbas Memon, CE (PO&C) Atif Mujeeb Usmani and Chief Engineer (Netork) O/o (SO) NPCC would work as members.

According to a notification, the committee would probe into the reasons and facts leading to collapse of power system and would fix responsibility of negligence on the officers.

The committee would also suggest measures to prevent re occurrence of such incidents in future.

“The committee is required to give its report within comprehensive findings, recommendations and way forward within 07 days,” it added