Bhubaneswar: While work is underway to restore 100 per cent power supply in Bhubaneswar by May 12, the State administration has set a target to restore power at Grand Road in Puri town within the same time frame.
Secretary, Information and Public Relations, Sanjay Singh in a presser today informed that the power is likely to be restored in Puri town by May 15, while the work of restoring power at Konark will start from the day.
Around 300 gangs are working day and night to restore power infrastructure in Khurda and Puri districts, out of which 175 gangs are stationed in Puri.
In Bhubaneswar 25 no of 33KV feeder, 65 nos of 11KV feeder restored where 55,341 consumers got power supply. In Cuttack 14 no of 33KV feeder, 32 nos of 11KV feeder restored connecting 64,610 consumers got power.
In Puri restoration work going on in full swing, supply shall be started from 12th May. To expedite power restoration, around 500 nos of Electrical and ITI & Diploma holders shall be engaged. They will verify household LT line connections and address issues related to service line.
While some gangs from West Bengal and Telangana are on the way, the State Administration has also requested Bihar to send some more gangs for improving the power supply infrastructure.