Power supply to be hit in Delhi
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Last Updated: Monday, October 03, 2011, 20:44
New Delhi: Supply of power will be affected in several areas in East and North Delhi for the next two weeks as a major transmission line will be shut down to facilitate construction of a brige in Wazirabad.

Transmission utility Delhi Transco Ltd said power supply will be affected in Wazirabad, Geeta Colony, Patparganj and adjoining areas as 220 KV Mandola line will be under planned shut down from tomorrow till October 17.

The shut down has been necessitated for construction of the 'Signature' bridge linking NH-1 on the western bank of Yamuna with Wazirabad.

"For construction of the bridge, we will have to shift a transmission tower in the Wazirabad area. The line will be shut till Octover 17," an official of the Delhi Transco said.

He said alternative arrangements are being made to supply power in the areas to be affected by the shutdown of the transmission line.

Meanwhile, private power discom BSES said it will carry out maintenance of its distribution network in several areas in South and West Delhi tomorrow because of which supply of power will be affected between 10.30 AM to 4.30 PM.

The areas to be affected include certain parts of Saket, Sheikh Sarai, Okhla phase-III, M-Block Market in Greater Kailash-I, Janak Puri, Palam Vihar, Haus Khas (A and B block) and Anand Lok.

Supply of power will also be affected in certain parts of Rajouri Garden, Janak Puri, Bijwasan, Sant Nagar, part of Chand Nagar, SFS colony in Munirka Vihar, parts of Dwarka (Sector-18 Dwarka, Sector 6) and Ansal, Satbari village, Raghubir Nagar, Shyam Nagar and adjoing areas.


First Published: Monday, October 03, 2011, 20:44

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