A total of 317 powermen and engineers from Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) have restored power supply to over 14,000 consumers spread across villages in Odisha, said officials on Tuesday.
After the great deluge of August 2018, Kerala has learnt better to survive. The state has set up a disaster management crisis team to restore power supply in the state when in distress and also help other states in need.
Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (POWERGRID) played a major role in quick restoration of power supply in the state of Odisha which was badly affected by the cyclone ‘Fani’, recently on May 3, 2019.
Indian Oil teams are working round-the-clock to maintain supplies and restore normalcy in the cyclone Fani affected districts of Odisha, a statement here said on Thursday.
The toll in cyclone Fani on Wednesday rose to 41, while power restoration work is on full wing in the affected areas with additional skilled manpower being drawn from other states, an official said.
In order to facilitate Odisha-bound passengers who were stranded in Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu followed by cancellation of trains due to Cyclone Fani, Southern Railway will operate two special trains.