Theft of electricity is a universal calamity. No country enjoys a comfortable position from this social evil. Billions of dollars of electricity are pilfered every year and the cost is routinely passed to honest consumers, in the form of a higher tariff.

All over the world, electricity utilities have formed functional units exclusively for detection of electricity. They may be Flying squad, Antipower theft squad, or Enforcement wing (After all what is in a name!!! A cat- whether black or white- should trap rats. That’s all.)

Detection of power theft is a specialized job and not suited to any sleuths, but requires leadership, keen observation, analysis and quick judgment. This is a field where a number of qualities are put to test. They should approach a consumer without any prejudice.

How suitable are u in detecting power theft?

Here is a test.

Be honest.

The answer is shown below. First, arrive at the answer by yourself and then check by clicking on the answer. This test consists of four questions that tell whether or not you are qualified to be power theft detection personnel. The answers are below and there is no reason to cheat. The questions are not that difficult. You just need to think like a leader and professional.

So……….. if you answered four out of four correctly, you are a well suited for detection of power theft. Have a good knowledge of metering technology and proceed. Challenge and success await you!

If you answered three out of four, you have some catching up to do, but there is hope for you, Read some manuals of metering technology and go only with a professional power theft detector.

If you answered two out of four, consider a career as a hamburger flipper and simply watch what others do.

If you answered one out of four, go for gambling or stock trading.. These are the only ways you will ever make any sense.

If you answered none correctly, consider a career that does not require any higher mental function at all and spent time watching Television opera, test cricket live telecast and eat snacks..