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LG lifts restrictions on supply of power in Delhi

Last Updated: Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 01:16

New Delhi: Delhi`s Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday lifted the restrictions imposed on supply of power in malls, offices and on high mast halogen lights during nights.
With the national capital witnessing long outages following the damage caused to towers and lines due to devastating storm which struck the city on May 30, Jung had issued directives to control the current power problem which included snapping power supply to malls after 10 pm.

The city was also reeling under the blistering heat with the mercury crossing the 45 degrees Celsius mark.

Jung had also directed switching off high mast halogen lights in the streets during the night hours and Government establishments, including Delhi Secretariat and other government offices, universities, colleges were advised to switch off air conditioning between 3.30 to 4.30 pm to conserve power during day peak hours.

Jung had also urged citizens to come forward and help conserve energy by running their air-conditioners at 25 degree centigrade or above and take all measures at home and offices to save electricity.

The Lt Governor today reviewed the power situation.

"As the power situation in Delhi has improved remarkably after restoration of the damaged lines, all the 3 restrictions imposed are withdrawn with immediate effect," said a statement issued by LG house.

First Published: Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 01:16
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