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Power shutdown in many areas today

PUDUCHERRY, 09/08/2018: An Electricity Department staff engaged in maintenance work at Marapalam Sub-Station, which is often put off for maintenance work, disrupting power supply in many parts of Puducherry on August 09, 2018. 
Photo: S.S. Kumar

PUDUCHERRY, 09/08/2018: An Electricity Department staff engaged in maintenance work at Marapalam Sub-Station, which is often put off for maintenance work, disrupting power supply in many parts of Puducherry on August 09, 2018. Photo: S.S. Kumar

Power supply will be disrupted in parts of the city on Tuesday because of maintenance work.

According to a press note from the Electricity Department, because of the maintenance work in 22KV Old Jipmer feeder, power supply will be disrupted to the following areas between 9.30 a.m. and 3 p.m.

The places to be affected are Sonia Gandhi Nagar, Raja Annamalai Nagar, Puspa Nagar, Srinivasapuram, Subbaiah Nagar, Jeevananthapuram, Tagore Nagar, Pakkamudiyanpet, St. Paul Pet, Kottupalayam, Muthulingapet, Rajaji Nagar, Pudhupet, Sellaperumalpet, Lawspet, Pethichettypet, Bharathy Nagar, Murugasen Nagar, part of Mahaveer Nagar, Kuruniji Nagar, Raman Nagar, Kumaran Nagar and extension, part of Avvai Nagar, Besant Nagar, Thillaikannu Nagar, part of Ashok Nagar, Airport Road and surrounding areas.

Also, because of the maintenance work in 110 kV Villianur-Kalapet feeder, power supply will be disrupted between 9.30 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Pillaichavady, Chinnakalapet, Periyakalapet, Kanagachettykulam, PIMS Hospital, Tsunami Quarters, Central Jail, Pondicherry University, Puducherry Engineering College, Alankuppam, Sanjeevi Nagar and surrounding areas and Sewage Treatment plant. There will be disruption in some other places because of construction work on the HT feeders from Vengatta Nagar and Marapalam substations.

Power supply will be disrupted from 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. in Kuruchikuppam, Vaithikuppam, VOC Nagar, Manjini Nagar, Chinnayanpet, Thiruvalluvar Nagar, Sooryagandhi Nagar, Ezhil Nagar, Vasanth Nagar, Devagi Nagar, Sankaradoss Swamigal Nagar, Jayaraj Nagar, Viswanathan Nagar, Debesan Pet, Angalamman Nagar, Rainbow Nagar, Samipillaithottam, Bharathidasan College, M.G. Road, Solai Nagar, the stretch from Needarajappayar Street to Laporte St, from Gingee Salai to M.G. Road, from Bharathi Street to Gingee Salai and from Needarajappayar Street to Muthumariamman Koil Street, White Town, Perumal Koil Street and Anna Salai.

There will be disruption between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. in Vallalar Salai, Kamaraj Salai, Sithankodi and Brindavanam.


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