PUNJAB STATE ELECXTRICITY BOARD Vs. SHAHEED BHAGAT SINGH COLLEGE
PUNJAB STATE CONSUMER DISPUTES REDRESSAL COMMISSION
Punjab State Elecxtricity Board
Shaheed Bhagat Singh College
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INDERJIT KAUSHIK,PRESIDING MEMBER -
(1.) THE Punjab State Electricity
Board & Another appellants (In short œthe appellants ) have filed
this appeal against the order dated 14.6.2005 passed by the learned
District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, Ferozepur (in short œthe
District Forum ).
(2.) FACTS giving rise to the present appeal are that Shaheed Bhagat Singh College of Engineering & Technology, Post Box No.20, Moga Road,
Ferozepur and another, respondents/complainants (hereinafter called as,
œthe respondents ) filed a complaint under Section 12 of the Consumer
Protection Act, 1986 (in short, œthe Act ), pleading that respondent
No.1 College is situated at Moga Road, Ferozepur. The said college was
established by the Punjab Govt. and respondent No.2 is the principal of
it. The said college requested the appellants for release of
uninterrupted power supply and the appellants asked the college
authorities to deposit a sum of Rs. 2,500 for conducting feasibility
study which was deposited vide receipt dated 18th September, 2002.
(3.) THE detailed feasibility study was conducted by the officers/officials of the appellants and a report was prepared and the
copy was delivered to respondent No.2. The appellants approved the
deposit estimate vide memo No.2757 dated 21.2.2003 and the respondent
college was asked to deposit Rs.1,44,724 vide memo No.349 dated 21.2.2003
within 15 days. The college deposited the said amount of Rs.1,44,724 vide
cheque No.015404 dated 24th February, 2003.
This way, the college has deposited Rs.2,500 with the appellants as processing fee and Rs.1,44,724 as charges for providing
un -interrupted power lines and connection. The 24 hours un -interrupted
power supply is required by the college for imparting education to the
students, research work and other activities.;
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