Bhubaneswar: Over 1 lakh 56,000 electirc pole uprooted in Odisha due to Cycloke Fani. Damage of Odisha Energy Department over Rs 1200 crore.
29 lakh consumers under CESU are affected; additional 1,500 workers deployed to undertake electricity restoration work in Bhubaneswar, says CESU senior General Manager Subrat Mishra.
Grid repair works being undertaken on war footing; repair works of all grids in Cuttack completed while that in Bhubaneswar will be completed by tomorrow; grid repair works will take 3 more days in Puri.
Electricity supply to be restored at hospitals, railway stations and airport today while individual consumers will get power supply tomorrow, informs State Energy Secretary Hemant Sharma.