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PSPCL has started providing 8 hours uninterrupted power to AP consumers in Punjab for paddy : Er. Baldev Singh Sran

PSPCL has started providing 8 hours uninterrupted power to AP consumers in Punjab for paddy : Er. Baldev Singh Sran

PUNJAB STATE POWER CORPORATION LIMITED
PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICE
PRESS NOTE, Patiala June 20, 2018

Punjab State Power Corporation Limited has started providing 8 hours uninterrupted power supply to its  agriculture consumers in the state for  paddy  from today,this was disclosed by Er. Baldev Singh Sran CMD  PSPCL here today.

.        Er.Sran said that  daily power supply to all AP consumers in the state has been divided into 3 groups at each sub-station and   AP consumers ,along side the international border of Punjab  will be  provided 8 hours power supply during  day timings.

CMD   expected that during the  paddy season the maximum  demand  may rise up to 12500 MW and  PSPCL has already  arrangements for 13000 MW. Er.Sran said that the maximum demand (on first day i.e June 20,2018 at 11:00AM ) of the paddy season touched 10100 MW which was met with easily.

He said that PSPCL Thermal Plants ,Guru Hargobind Thermal Plant, Lehra Mohabat and Shri Guru Gobind Singh Super Thermal Plant ,Ropar are generating power on the full capacity of the plants. Besides this Rajpura Thermal Plant and Talwandi Sabo Power Plant are also generating power and providing to PSPCL.

CMD assured that all consumers of the Punjab would be provided continuous, uninterrupted and quality power supply in the state.

He said that PSPCL has also made planning for power through  banking and  purchase arrangements with different sources.

He said that experts of  Green Tribunal and Punjab Agricultural  University have shown great concern overt the declining of  water table in Punjab. He said that  as per the agricultural experts eight hours poer supply is sufficient for paddy plantation.

Issued by Dy.Secy.

PRESS NOTE 14 DATED June 20,2018

 

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