Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) has announced to compensate the overbilled gas consumers on the orders of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
According to the SNGPL spokesperson, the extra amount charged to the gas consumers will be adjusted in the next month’s bills. The spokesperson also told that all the regional offices of the gas supplier are collecting data of bills with pressure factor so that the consumers charged inflated bills can be compensated.
The official said that as much as 26,611 consumers have been identified to date. He added that SNGPL has reimbursed Rs. 50 million in the first seven months of the current fiscal year.
On February 27, the Prime Minister had ordered to reimburse the amount charged to the gas consumers through inflated bills and act against those responsible.
He gave these orders while chairing a high-level meeting to discuss the issue of inflated gas bills. The PM was apprised that 30 percent of the gas consumers were sent higher gas bills.