HVDS power supply in 21 villages of Karnal

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Chandigarh, Nov 21 (UNI) The Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam has completed the power supply through High Voltage Distribution System (HVDS) in 21 villages of district Karnal and the work is in progress in 11 villages and residential colonies of the town at an estimated cost of Rs 60 lakh.

Giving details, a spokesman for the Nigam said here today that the new system had been erected at village Haibatpur, Dabarki Kalan, Dabarki Khurd, Shekhanpur, Aryapuram Colony, Newal Khurd, Samani, Ratangarh, Anchla, Manchuri (Amin), Manchuri (Nissing), Dungra, Rajgarh, Garhi Multan, Malikpur Gadian, Naya Jhinda, Faizalpur Majra, Begampur, Kartarpur, Uchani and Dabri. Similarly, the work has been started at Gohida, Pingli, Bir Raitkhana, Kamopura, Dadlana, Pai Colony, Madanpur, Malikpur, Chopri, Phoosgarh and Samastpur.

He said there had been significant reduction in consumer complaints after erection of news system. The Nigam had planned to arrange open darbars in these villages to release new domestic connections on the spot to the applicants. The reduction of line losses in these areas is being analysed.

In order to ensure better supply to the consumers, the Nigam had approved construction of new 33 kv sub stations at Dabarthala, Kalram, Kaimla, Barota, Raipur Jattan, Popra and Guliarpur at an estimated cost of Rs 15 crore. The existing capacity of 33 kv sub station Garhi Birbal, Sector 6, Karnal, Sector 12 Karnal and Sector 3 Karnal would be augmented.

Referring to the disconnections of non paying consumers, he said though the Nigam has given the last chance of availing the benefit of electricity bills waiver schemes to domestic and tubewell consumers of rural areas, it had been decided to disconnect the supply of those non payers on priority basis, who had never opted for the scheme.

UNI

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