The Tamil Nadu Electricity Board has announced load shedding for two hours in the following substations: Palladam, Pongalur, Kalivelampatty, Madukkarai, Karadivavi, Kurichi, Arasur, Somanur, Poomalur, Thekkalur, Kaduvettipalayam, Kaniyur and Earipalayam. The load-shedding will be carried out from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on rotational basis, except Saturday, a press release from the board’s office has said.
Following is the load shedding schedule:
6 a.m. to 8 p.m.: P. Vadugapalayam, Alagumalai, Palladam Anna Nagar, Karadivavi South, Sugunapuram, Idayarpalayam, Puttuvikki, SIDCO Phase I, LIC Colone Phase I (Kurichi Housing Unit), Sengodagounden Pudur, Kurumbapalayam, Kittampalayam, Senkalipalayam, Athupalayam, Pallapalayam, Chavakkattupalayam, Thandukaranpalayam, Alampalayam, Earipalayam, Pudupalayam and nearby areas.
8 a.m. to 10 a.m.: Palladam Naranapuram, Sukkampalayam, Ayyampalayam, Sundakkamuthur, Kovaipudur, Kulathupalayam, SIDCO, Pollachi Road, Eachanary, Malumichampatty, Cholakattupalayam, Sellappampalayam, Sengodagounden Pudur East, Karuvalur, Thimminiampalayam, Unjapalayam, Kaniyur, Vanjipalayam, Mangalam, Naranapuram, V.K. Palayam, Kolupalayam, Kaniyur South and nearby areas.
10 a.m. to noon: Palladam Kosavampalayam, Chennipalayam, Selalarachal, Muslim Colony, Madukkarai Market, Malumichampatty, Sriram Nagar, Nanjundapuram, Madukkarai Road, Pothiyampalayam, Thennampalayam, Shanthi Gears, Avanashi Main Road, Pudupalayam, Kamanaickenpalayam, Pallakkadu, Sammath Kottai, P.S. Palayam, Semmandampalayam, Sedapalayam, Bathakkadu, Rasipalayam, Kaliyarpuram, Subburampalayam and nearby areas.
Noon to 2 p.m.: Manikapuram, Ellapalayam, Madhanapuri, Karadivavi North, Marapalam, Walayar, Navakkari, Chinnampathi, SIDCO, Kurichi Housing Unit Phase II, Prima Products, foundry areas, Arasur West, Muthalipalayam, Elachipalayam, Nallegoundanpalayam, Avanashi Main Road, Lakshmi Mills area, Arasur, Thennampalayam and nearby areas.
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Panikkampatty, Pongalur, Mthandipalayam, Madukkarai, Kurumbapalayam, Sundarapuram Road, Eachanary, Malumichampatty, Transport Nagar, Anna Nagar, Vagarayampalayam, Karumathampatti, Thanneerpandhalpalayam, Senthi Nagar, Karugampalayam, Karavali Madapur and nearby areas.
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.: Arakkulam, Arisipalayam, Premier Nagar, Thammas Gounderpalayam, Myleripalayam Pirivu, Sundarapuram, Podanur, Cehttipalayam Road, Vellalore, Eachanary, Pollachi Road, Kurichi Housing Unit Phase II, SIDCO area, Ponnandampalayam, Arasur East, Kaduvettipalayam, Mooperipalayam, Cheran Nagar, Vengikkalpalayam, Samalapuram, Kombakkadu, Kottapalayam, Pudunallur and nearby areas.
The press release said that in rural areas there would be three phase supply and two phase supply for four hours each and also load shedding for four hour during day (see table).
Three phase supply
Three phase supply would be made eight hours during night on Thursdays and Saturdays. On the other days, three phase supply would be made for six hours during day and eight hours during night.
Industrial units have been asked to avail themselves of power holiday on Saturdays (for 24 hours).