Uninterrupted power for more Sonepat villages

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Chandigarh, Dec 31 (UNI) In order to ensure uninterrupted power supply to electricity consumers, the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam has completed erection of High Voltage Distribution System (HVDS) in 25 villages and erection of 110 Km long Aerial Bunched Cable in 53 villages giving way to implementation of Low Voltage Distribution System (LVDS) of district Sonepat at a cost of Rs 6.25 crore.

A spokesman for the Nigam said here today that 309 new domestic connections in the areas had been released after erection of the HVDS.

As many as 787 new domestic connections were also released in the areas after implementation of LVDS. The erection of HVDS was in progress in nine other villages of the district.

The State Government has declared the village Jakholi, Sisana, Ghasoli, Livaspur and Bhainswal Kalan as the model village. It was planned to improve the distribution system in these villages at a cost of Rs 105 lakh out of which Rs 35 lakh have been spent so far.

The Nigam had replaced 44 iron poles and erected 141 new cement poles to ensure implementation of the system in these villages. Four new distribution transformers had been installed and 12.5 Km long wire/cable had been erected in place of old infrastructure. The Nigam also erected 4.6 Km aerial bunched cable.

The spokesman further stated that there had been a significant reduction in consumer complaints regarding interruptions in power supply after implementation of the HVDS/LVDS. The damaged number of transformers also reduced from 64 to 16 in these areas and there was no case of fatal accidents.

The Nigam also ensured power supply as per schedule to the villages where the new system had been implemented, he added.

UNI

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