Electricity Department

Electricity Department News

Jammu and Kashmir: Non-gazetted electricity employees threaten strike from September 12

The union chief said their demands include sanctioning of risk or hardship allowance, implementation of health insurance for employees, including daily wagers, ex gratia relief and regularisation of casual employees and daily wagers.

Chandigarh: Power dept yet to recover Rs 10-cr dues

As per the list, which features a total of 270 defaulters, the department has to recover Rs 19.26 lakh from Dhillon Complex, Rs 17 lakh from New JS industry and Rs 15 lakh from Real Tech City Emporium in Industrial Area.


Fax alert gives officers head start over stormy weather

After the stormy Sunday this past week,resulting in four deaths and huge loss of trees as well as to the electricity department,Deputy Commissioners have started receiving ‘unusual weather’ alerts by fax.

City Alert

City residents may have to bear the brunt of rotational power cuts on Sunday,October 6.

City sweats it out as electricity employees go on strike

The city residents were a harassed lot on Tuesday with the strike by the electricity department employees affecting power supply to large parts of the city.

City Briefs: Powermen union to protest on July 4

Employees of Chandigarh’s Electricity Department is organisimg a massive dharna and demonstration on July 4 from 10 am to noon


JERC critical of lack of energy audit,rejects petition for power hike

It has pointed out the differences in the revenue gap calculated by the Electricity Department and its own calculations.

Residents object to power hike at JERC hearing

This was the third consecutive year when the hike was proposed.

Powermen set to go on strike on July 19

Employees of the Electricity Department of Chandigarh,under the UT Powermen Union,have completed all the preparations for their strike scheduled to be held on July 19.

Builder penalised for failing to pay monthly return

The UT Consumer Forum has penalised Omaxe Limited,a construction company,in Sector 8-C,Chandigarh for failing to pay the assured monthly return of Rs 5,400 that was to begin upon receipt of Rs12,76,070 for a flat purchased by a client