Power Supply

Visakhapatnam: Eight people were killed in a very severe cyclonic storm Titli which wrecked havoc in north coastal Andhra Pradesh on Thursday, officials said. The cyclone, which made landfall between Andhra Pradesh and Odisha early on Thursday, uprooted trees, electricity poles and communication towers and also damaged crops. Srikakulam and Vijayanagaram districts were affected by the …

Mumbai: Following a furore over what was termed as a temporary load-shedding, power-surplus Maharashtra on Friday afternoon restored fully supply to all major cities, an official said here. “We have managed to purchase 700 MW power from the markets and consequently restored supply to all major cities including parts of north-east Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad urban, Nagpur …

Lucknow:  Uttar Pradesh is facing an acute shortage of power as the demand for electricity has peaked due to humid conditions, an official said on Saturday. The power demand has touched a high of 20,275 MW while the maximum availability for now is 17,700 MW, leaving a gap of 2,575 MW. The UP Power Corporation Limited …

Deoria: Taking a pot shot at previous Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, his successor Yogi Adityanath on Sunday claimed that potholes and darkness at the stroke of evening had become the identity of the state. Speaking at a function organised to distribute assistive devices to specially-abled people here, the UP CM said, “People used …

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday announced to provide 24×7 power supply to all in the state for which a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the state government and the Centre under the “Power for all” scheme. The decision was taken on the occasion of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar’s 126th birth anniversary. …

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government, on Wednesday, stated that it will enter into ‘Power for all’ agreement, with the Centre to provide electricity in the state at the minimum possible cost. UP Minister of Power Srikant Sharma said that the Uttar Pradesh government has pledged to provide electricity to every household and that too at …