Construction work may hit power supply in S Delhi

New Delhi: Supply of power will be affected in several areas of South Delhi on Sunday due to a planned shutdown of a major transmission line.

Power department officials said 220 KV Maharani Bagh transmission line of Delhi Transco will be shut down between 5 am to 10 am to facilitate some construction work on the elevated Barapula road by Public Works Department.

They said power supply will be affected in a number of areas in central and South Delhi including Lodhi Road, South Extension, Defense Colony, Lajpat Nagar and adjoining areas.

A major power sub-station in Okhla area will also be shut down on Monday for maintenance work due to which power supply will be affected in number of areas in South Delhi between 10 am and 2 pm.

The planned shutdown of the sub-station will affect power supply in Kalkaji, Chitranjan Park, Greater Kailash, I & II, Govind Puri, East of Kailash, Okhla Industrial Area, Nehru Place and adjoining areas.