Bhubaneswar:16/6/21:: Minister of State for Energy, Dibya Shankar Mishra took a review of the progress of work in Yaas affected areas of Balasore district.
While reviewing the progress of the work, Mishra appreciated the efforts made by TP Northern Odisha Distribution Ltd (TPNODL) for quick supply restoration to all affected consumers.
He congratulated the Principal Secretary, Energy, senior officers of GRIDCO, OPTCL and DISCOMs for their meticulous planning, due to which power supply was restored within minimum possible time and zero casualty was ensured on account of electrical restoration work even during Covid-19 pandemic and the State was under lockdown.
He advised to complete power distribution rectification and system strengthening works prior to rainy season. He also thanked TPNODL to make use of new 33/11 sub-stations constructed under ODSSP scheme and provide N-1 supply to district head-quarters and towns under Balasore district.
He also asked all medical units to be focused for uninterrupted power supply and timely maintenance of the PSS and lines should be done and steps to be taken to minimize the 11KV feeder length.
He further advised for clearing the payments of all business associates and work-men expeditiously, who worked hard with the DISCOMs during disasters.