TSSPDCL asks people to exercise more caution near poles and wires


Revealed: Revealed Date – 03:58 PM, Sat – 9 July 22

TSSPDCL asks people to exercise more caution near poles and wires

Hyderabad: Telangana State Southern Energy Distribution Firm Restricted (TSSPDCL) Chairman and Managing Director G Raghuma Reddy on Saturday suggested individuals to train extra warning close to electrical energy poles within the wake of incessant rains that continued to lash the State for the second consecutive day.

Folks shouldn’t contact electrical poles and wires and in case of electrical shock, solely picket or plastic pipes have to be used as an alternative of conductive steel rods to guard them in case of contact. They have to be alert on seeing dangling wires on tree branches and buildings, he stated.

“If there’s fluctuation in energy provide attributable to heavy winds and rain, shoppers can change off {the electrical} gear and instantly inform the management room. Shoppers residing in low-lying and flood-prone areas ought to notify their workers instantly of excessive water circulation,” he stated after convening a gathering with senior officers to assessment the facility provide scenario.

Reddy stated particular management rooms have been arrange in each district and circle workplace until the tip of wet season and orders have been issued to the Superintending Engineers to constantly observe the modifications in climate and situation orders to the sphere workers infrequently to make sure correct provide of energy.

A separate management room has been arrange at Supervisory Management and Knowledge Acquisition (SCADA) and one other management room on the GHMC head workplace to watch energy provide throughout heavy rains within the metropolis. Division degree catastrophe groups with 15 expert personnel have been fashioned to constantly monitor energy provide and attend to different works following orders from the management room.

Reddy requested most people and electrical energy shoppers to observe self-precautions in the course of the wet season. He requested individuals to not stand close to wires, energy traces and transformers when it’s raining. Livestock and pets also needs to be refrained from electrical gear.

“If an electrical wire is mendacity anyplace on the highway or in water, don’t step or drive over it. If anybody notices snapped or break in wires, then they have to contact the closest electrical workers,’ Reddy stated.

In case of any emergency associated to energy provide and different points, individuals can name 1912 /100/native fuse workplace and particular management room of the electrical energy division on 7382072104, 7382072106 and 7382071574. They’ll additionally carry electrical energy associated issues to the officers’ consideration by the corporate’s cellular app, web site, Twitter and Fb.

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