Power supply improves in Madhya Pradesh

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Bhopal, May 25: The Madhya Pradesh Government has claimed that power supply has improved in the wake of improvement in the supply of coal to thermal power plants from Centre following persistent efforts by government in this regard.

According to Energy Department, no power cut was made anywhere in the state on May 23. Power is being supplied for 21 instead of 19 hours in districts, 19 instead of 15 hours in tahsils and 16 instead of 12 hours in villages, an official release here said.

The gap between demand and supply of power was decreasing.

On May 23, 3,765 MW power was supplied against the demand for 4,320 MW between 0600 hours to 1800, while 4,690 MW power was supplied against demand for 5,260 megawatt in the second phase between 1800 hours to 2300 hours.

In the third phase from 2300 hours to 0600 hours, 4,400 MW power was supplied against the demand of 4,690 MW.

Madhya Pradesh was forced to draw more power than its quota from the grid, but in the wake of improvement in the situation the state is drawing power of its share only, the release added.


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