Power Minister laid Foundation Stone of New Outlet Store in Bhagta Bhai ka

Power Minister laid Foundation Stone of New Outlet Store in Bhagta Bhai ka

Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd. 
Public Relations Office 
Press Note, March 4,2019
Sh. Gurpreet Singh Kangar Power Minister Punjab today laid the foundation stone of new outlet store of PSPCL  here today. Sh. Gurpreet Singh Kangar said that  the  new  store  would  be  constructed  on  PSPCL  property  at  66  KV   Sub-station  Colony  opposite  to  Division  Office  at  Bhagta  Bhai  ka  having  area  of approx.  2.5  acres.  The  cost  of  construction  of  Building  &  equipment  etc.  would  be 160  lacs.  approximately.
The  construction  work  of  the Out  let  store  would  be  completed  within  6  months. While giving details about the major  advantages  of opening  this  new outlet store  Sh. Kangar added that Bhagta  Bhai  ka  Division  is  presently  being  fed  from  Central  store  Bathinda.  The  sub divisions  under  Bhagta  Bhai  Ka  Division  viz.  Bhagta  Bhai  Ka  &  Bhai  Rupa  are  approx.. 50  Kms  from  Central  store  Bathinda.  Even  Nathana   Sub  Division  under  this  Division is  approx.  30  Km.  away  from  Central  Store  Bathinda.  By  constructing  this  new  Outlet Store  the  distance  of  these  sub-divisions  would  come  down  in  the  range  of  10  Kms which  will  save  considerable  time  &cost  of  transportation. 2.  Further,  4  no.  sub  divisions  namely  Baja-Khanna,  Patto-Hira  Singh,  Samadh  Bhai  and Bilaspur  under  Faridkot  circle  which  are  presently  connected  with  Central  Store Kotkapura  and  quite  near  to  Bhagta  Bhai  ka  town  would  be  connected  with  new outlet  store  at  Bhagta  Bhai  ka.  The  distance  of  these  S/divns  from  central  store Kotkapura  is  varying  between  25  to  60  Kms.  By  connecting  these  s/divns  with  new outlet  store  at  Bhagta  Bhai  Ka,  these  distances  would  come  down  in  the  range  of  11 to  40  Kms  at  the  most,  thus  saving  considerable  time  in  supply  of  material  to  these locations.  Approx.  1,30,000  consumers  of  112  no.  towns/  villages  under  various  categories falling  under  Bhagta  Bhai  Ka,  Bhagha  Purana  &  Kotkapura  Divns.  would  immensely benefit  by  being  fed  from  this  new  outlet  store  at  Bhagta  Bhai  ka  .  This  would    avoid difficulties  presently  being  faced  by  the  aforesaid  7  Nos.  sub/divns  with  regard  to  safer &  faster  shifting  of  new  material  and  ease  of  return  of  dismantled  material  from  site on  regular  basis  thus  expediting  the  release  of  new  connections. The  new  outlet  store  at  Bhagta  Bhai  ka  would  improve  the  efficiency  of  Store Organisation  and  better  consumer  services.  Further,  it  would  also  reduce  the transportation  time  of  material  to  all  these  7  no.  sub  divisionsand  would  help  in  early restoration  of    supply  in  case  of  damaged  transformers  especially  during  the  Paddy Season.
On this occasion Er. B. S. Sran CMD congrulated people of the area for new out let store which will solve problems of the consumers and save their valuable time. Er. Sran said that PSPCL has made arrangements of 14000 MW Power for the coming paddy season.
Sh. Kangar also laid the foundation stone of 66 KV Sub Station Jiwan Singh Wala.

Press Note No 47 dated March 04,2019

Issued by Dy.Secy.P.R./PSPCL,Patiala

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