Jaipur, Aug 28 IANS | 1 month ago

With power deficit assuming serious proportions, the Rajasthan government-owned electricity distribution companies have decided to impose power cuts in the state effective Thursday, officials said.


However, Jaipur and Kota cities have been kept out of these scheduled outages.

For domestic consumers, daily four-hour power cut in two phases of two hours each has been imposed while industries will face a cut of five hours daily.

Agriculture sector, on the other hand, will get power supply of only five hours in a day.

"The state government had to impose power cut as there is a big gap between demand and supply. Things might improve if we get rains," said an energy department official.

One 200 MW unit of the Rajasthan Atomic Power Station at Rawatbhata was lying closed due to a fault while two units of 250 MW each of Chhabra thermal power plant have been shut down for annual maintenance, the official said.

Besides this, some of the power plants are facing problems on account of shortage of imported coal, the official added.

Meanwhile, the industrial sector has flayed the power cuts.

"These power cuts will certainly hit our production badly," said R.P. Singh, a local industrialist.

(Posted on 28-08-2014)

Share This Page:


Post your comments


Information on States of India:

Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal

INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:

Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |

MORE MAPS OF INDIA:

Airports of India | Districts of India | India Pilgrim Centers | Tourism Map of India | National Highways in India | India Railway Routes |

INDIA CITY MAPS:

Ahmadabad | Bangalore | Chennai | Coimbatore | Delhi | Hyderabad/Secunderabad | Kochi | Kolkata | Mumbai | Pondicherry | Pune | Surat |

KERALA TRAVEL MAPS:

Alappuzha | Ernakulam | Idukki | Kannur | Kasaragod | Kollam | Kottayam | Kozhikode | Malappuram | Palakkad | Pathanamthitta | Thiruvananthapuram | Thrissur | Wayanad |