Patiala: The Power utility has decided to implement the recent Cabinet decision that all SC, non-SC, BPL and BC category consumers (except income tax payee consumers), having domestic category connection with sanctioned load up to 1 KW are entitled to avail themselves of electricity concession of 200 units per month free even if their annual […]
The Delhi government on Wednesday announced a Rs 105 per KW monthly subsidy to agricultural consumers on fixed charges of electricity connections with effect from April 1, 2018. The electricity subsidy is expected to benefit, at least, 11,000 consumers and a budgetary outlay of Rs 7.50 crore has been made for its retrospective implementation. The […]
NHPC has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Neyveli Lignite Corporation of India Limited (NLCIL) in the area of power trading. NHPC will offer surplus power available with northern and north-eastern region to NLC India Limited, who in turn will offer the same to bulk consumers in the southern region of the country. BHEL […]
For the past 14 days, Kishtwar district has been without power after snowfall damaged the 132-kV transmission line to the district. The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has only been able to restore the transmission line up to Doda but Kishtwar continues to reel under darkness. The slight relief has, however, come from the restoration […]
Hundreds of members of the Technical Services Union under the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), who reached Abohar from different areas, organised a rally at Nehru Park here on Tuesday. They later carried out a march to protest against the transfer of union leader Nirmal Singh to Amritsar and over the alleged anti-employee policies […]
A rooftop solar power plant was inaugurated at the Bajreshwari temple here on Wednesday. After inaugurating the plant, Deputy Commissioner Sandeep Kumar said that the 30 KW plant was installed at a cost of Rs 16.5 lakh. The temple trust contributed Rs 5.77 lakh for the project, while the remaining amount was received from the […]
More than 4,000 government schools in the state have failed to power bills to the PSPCL and some of them even lost their connections. The fact came to the fore in the Vidhan Sabha when AAP MLA from Sunam Aman Arora raised the issue during the Question Hour. Giving a reply, Power Minister Gurpreet Singh […]
Even after two major fire incidents reported of late in the Sheikhan Bazaar and Mitta Bazaar areas in the city, the authorities have failed to notice electricity wires dangling loosely in several streets of the market.
Power Minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar on Sunday visited Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Plant, Bathinda, to explore the possibility of conversion of one of the plant’s units into a biomass-fed one. He said around 60 to 62 MW power could be generated at an investment of approx Rs 120 to Rs 150 crore.
The border zone of the PSPCL has detected 284 power theft incidents and imposed a fine to the tune of about Rs55 lakh. The border zone comprises the districts of Amritsar, Tarn Taran, Gurdaspur and Pathankot.
Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has placed under suspension junior engineer (JE) Deepak Kumar, deployed at the Sunder Nagar division, after charges of fraud and misappropriation of funds were established against him in an enquiry conducted on the orders of Chief Engineer (Central Zone).
Udhampur: Power supply was restored at the Patnitop tourist resort on Tuesday after it was snapped due to heavy snowfall earlier this week. Officials said tourists were badly affected