MoP issues advisory for ensuring maintaining and reliability of electricity grid during strike called by National Convention of Workers

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued advisory to states, Central Electricity Authority (CEA), all Regional Power Committee(RPCs), central public sector undertakings (CPSUs), national load despatch center (NLDC), regional load despatch center (RLDCs) to ensure maintaining and reliability of electricity grid during the strike called by National Convention of Workers from March 28 to March 30, 2022.

The ministry has advised that all the power utilities should take necessary measures to ensure round the clock normal functioning of the electricity grid and availability of all plants, transmission lines and substations.Also, additional manpower to be deployed at all critical sub-stations/power station for 24×7 to handle any emergency conditions. Healthiness of data and voice communication between the identified sub-stations/ power stations and their corresponding SLDC/RLDCs,and power supply to essential services such as hospitals, defence, railways etc. should be ensured. All regional/state control room executives should be vigil and on high alert.

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