Applicant filed the plea within the shopper projection courtroom east, which was accepted by Decide Javed Ali Korejo. The citizen in his plea said that the SSGC is overcharging below the identify of PUG.
“I used to be given a invoice of Rs865 within the month of January with Rs527 PUG costs.” The PUG costs are solely slapped when the fuel meter is out of order.
He has pleaded with the courtroom to slap a positive over the SSGC and cross a ruling to return the cash charged below the PUG.
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If the fuel meter because of any technical motive by any means ceases or omits to recurrently register the quantity of pure fuel equipped, the meter is claimed to be Passing Un-registered Gasoline or PUG. The Firm subsequently modifications such fuel meters and costs an estimated invoice equal to a few months’ common consumption.
One other sort of PUG costs levied, are as a result of slowness of the meter. On this case, fuel meter being a mechanical system, age out because of put on and tear. Sui Southern Gasoline Firm Restricted (SSGC) replaces such meters by way of its scheduled meter change program.