Friday, Oct 07, 2022

electricity supply


Despite last year's order, electric poles yet to be removed from Bengaluru lakes

September 29, 2022 7:20 pm

A citizens' collective says it may move court seeking a directive to the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom).

Pune Infra Watch: PMC to use solar power for reducing expenditure on power supply for civic facilities

June 02, 2022 10:13 am

The Pune Municipal Corporation has to pay around Rs 300 crore every year to meet the power supply needs of civic facilities. It has made a budgetary provision of Rs 293 crore for paying power charges in 2022-23.

Delhi: NDMC to disconnect electricity, water connections to 66 private buildings for delaying safety audit

February 28, 2022 10:20 am

These private buildings are situated mostly at Connaught Place, Central Market, Khan Market and other places of the New Delhi area and the Lutyens' zone.

Punjab: PSPCL buys more power to meet demand

July 09, 2021 4:53 am

Punjab, Venu Prasad said, is witnessing an all-time high demand for power in the ongoing paddy season due to delayed arrival of monsoon.

Maharashtra’s power demand dropped by 13% in first 8 months of 2020: Report

October 08, 2020 3:16 pm

The report, which was part of an exercise by the finance department to analyse the state’s macroeconomic outlook in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, was presented to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and senior cabinet ministers earlier this week.

Bangalore's power cables to go underground soon

June 13, 2019 5:38 pm

Around 6,900 kilometres of 11kV high-tension overhead lines in the Bangalore Metropolitan Area Zone will soon take an underground route, according to BESCOM officials.

Bangalore rains: BESCOM gets ready to handle customer alerts through SMS

June 06, 2019 9:24 pm

According to BESCOM MD C.Shikha, officials are at present updating consumer directories to ensure the automated notification system works efficiently to provide the right information to the concerned consumer. "We have also urged consumers to provide their updated mobile numbers to the list to ensure they are notified promptly," she says.

Fix power supply in 24 hrs, or else will gherao PM’s House: Cong warns Centre

June 17, 2014 2:38 am

A 25-member delegation will submit a memorandum on the water crisis in the city to DJB CEO Vijay Kumar on Tuesday.

How politics works for the poor

January 27, 2014 11:35 pm

A grassroots politician and Congress party worker contests two of the AAP’s big assertions.

City sweats it out as electricity employees go on strike

July 31, 2013 2:23 am

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.