In a special campaign undertaken by Mahavitaran in collaboration with the District Planning Committee to provide uninterrupted and accident free power supply to electricity consumers, so far, the 699 sites under the Vidarbha region of Mahavitaran have removed or undergrounded the dangerous distribution system of 699 sites. Apart from the work of removing the dangerous distribution system of 139 sites or getting it done.
In order to provide accident free, uninterrupted and quality electricity to the consumers, the Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule had requested the concerned District Guardian Ministers to provide funds for this work through the District Planning Committee. Accordingly, Sanjeev Kumar, Chairman and Managing Director of MahaVitaran, also worked to make these sites accident free by removing or underground the dangerous distribution systems at accidental sites or by providing some portion of the funds allocated for the operation and Maintenance of MahaVitaran.
Accordingly, a large number of works have been started in 11 districts of Vidarbha under the Nagpur Region of Mahavitaran. It has removed or undergrounded dangerous power distribution systems at 56 accidents in Akola district, 193 in Buldhana district, 2 in Washim district, 84 in Chandrapur district, 55 in Bhandara district, 44 in Gondia district and 265 locations in Nagpur district has gone. Also, work is on to remove the hazardous power distribution system at 15 sites in Akola district, 13 in Buldhana district, 85 in Chandrapur district and 18 in Nagpur district.
A large number of lives have to be suffered in the accidents due to electrical accidents every year in the state, special efforts are being made by the government to ensure the ongoing work for quality, accident free and uninterrupted power supply as soon as possible, Dilip Ghugal, Regional Director in charge of Nagpur Region of Mahavitaran has appeal to all the concerned contractors and officials also request for no compromise with the quality of the works.
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