Chandigarh, Dec 26 (UNI) In order to ensure uninterrupted power supply to the consumers, the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam has completed implementation of High Voltage Distribution System (HVDS) and Low Voltage Distribution System (LVDS) in 15 villages and residential colonies of Panipat district at an estimated cost of Rs 1.17 crore.
Giving details, a spokesman of the Nigam said today that the work had been completed at Khalila Majra, Naya Nara, Osri, Garhi, Tagian, Haldana, Jeetgarh (Beholi), Garhi Nawaban, Bilaspur, Ramra Aar, Tamshabad and Subhash Colony, Binjhol Phatak, Gohana Phatak, Janak Garden-I and Janak Garden-2 villages.
He said the work was in progress at Jeetgarh (Madloda), Pavty, Garhi Kewal, Nangla Aar, Nangla Paar, Saini Colony and Anaj Mandi area for which a sum of Rs 88 lakh had been earmarked.
The Nigam would replace all wires, distribution transformers and erect new cement poles to strengthen the distribution system in these areas.
He said the Nigam had decided to implement the HVDS on entire 11 KV level feeder supplying to that particular area instead of selected village/villages or colonies. The maximum loss making feeders had been identified. The field officers had been directed to contact Sarpanches and prominent persons of the area to make them aware of the advantages of the new system.
The spokesman said no case of fatal accident had been reported in the areas where the HVDS/LVDS had been implemented.
There was a significant reduction in consumer complaints relating to breakdown as well as damage of distribution transformers.