Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has given green signal to set up electricity Department lockups in every district to prevent power theft in the state. The electricity companies of Madhya Pradesh will have their own police staffs and have police station in every district. The Energy department of Madhya Pradesh has written a letter to the power companies of the eastern, western and central region of the state.
Chief Secretary of the Department of Energy, Sanjeev Dubey has written to the power companies in his letter that CM Chauhan informed that power stations have been set up in Rajasthan, Gujarat and Punjab to prevent power theft. The Principal Secretary has asked in letter to send a report to state government after reviewing the land and the area for the establishment of station.
Actually, power companies have been demanding to set up power stations in the state from past one year. Now the Shivraj government has given green signal to the establishment of these stations. The power companies will have their own police force to deal with cases of power theft in the state.
According to media reports, each police station may have 2 sub-inspectors, 8 head constables, 16 constables and 30 additional jawans. These can include both men and women. Along with this, posts of sub inspector data operator and sub inspector assistant posts like category two and category three are also likely to be formed.