BHUBANESWAR, JUNE 12, 2023
Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution Ltd (TPCODL) has implemented several special measures to ensure uninterrupted power supply during the ongoing severe heatwave, as forecasted by the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
The Company has almost completed the network restoration work following the recent nor’wester. The dedicated workforce of TPCODL has been tirelessly worked day and night to restore power supply in all affected areas. The restoration efforts are being closely monitored by the Central Power System Control Center (C-PSCC) and divisional-level monitoring teams.
TPCODL has successfully restored the majority of impacted networks, and is actively addressing specific complaints.
TPCODL CEO Arvind Singh shared these updates during his meeting with Odisha Chief Secretary Pradeep Kumar Jena, today.
To ensure reliable power supply and swift restoration in case of another spell of nor’wester, TPCODL has deployed 7,700 ground staff equipped with poles, conductors, hydra and polemasters. It has also deployed Aska lights for restoration work during night.
This apart, 1,000 staff are ready to be deployed in case of any exigencies.
In response to the current situation, all leaves of TPCODL technical staff have been cancelled and the entire team is fully committed to serve the customers.
TPCODL has taken additional measures for restoration work, including coordination with the Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) and local administration for material transportation in river crossing areas through boats.
TPCODL remains committed to providing quality electricity supply to its consumers, the Company said in a statement today.