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Maharashtra govt to intervene in power crisis if necessary: Chavan

Last Updated: Thursday, May 13, 2010 - 19:12

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok
Chavan on Thursday indicated that the Government would step in to
resolve power crisis in the city.

Chavan`s statement comes in the backdrop of Tata Power
Company saying it would not accept state government`s
directive to provide 360 MW power to Reliance Infra till June
30 this year.
Following Tata Power Company`s announcement there were
reports that Mumbai suburbs would face power cuts.

"We are talking to both Reliance and Tata. The issues
they have would be solved through discussion," Chavan told
reporters here.
Chavan also assured that if necessary Maharashtra State
Electricity Distribution Company Limited would step in to the

"As of now there will be no load-shedding in Mumbai and
the people here would not face power crisis," Chavan said.


First Published: Thursday, May 13, 2010 - 19:12
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