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Tripura Gears Up to Tackle Monsoon Challenges: Government Holds Emergency Meeting

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 BY TC News Desk

Agartala, 12th May 2024 :   In preparation for the impending monsoon season, Tripura State Electricity Corporations Ltd. have mobilized resources and manpower to address potential challenges. An emergency meeting convened by Power Secretary Abhishek Singh, IAS, brought together officials from Tripura State Electricity Corporation Limited (TSECL), Tripura Power Transmission Limited (TPTL), and Tripura Power Generation Ltd (TPGL) at Pragya Bhavan, Agartala.

During the day-long meeting, officers and engineers reviewed the current status of each corporation, identifying areas of concern, deficiencies, and disaster preparedness measures. With the imminent arrival of the main monsoon season, emphasis was placed on ensuring the readiness of TSECL and TPTL to handle potential storms and extreme weather conditions. Addressing the gathering, Power Secretary Abhishek Singh stressed the importance of proactive measures to swiftly address any disruptions in power supply. He directed officers and engineers to remain vigilant and ensure timely repairs to mitigate public inconvenience and prevent any unrest or protests.

Particular attention was drawn to the Sabroom area in the southern districts regarding electricity supply, with instructions to prioritize service delivery in the region. Additionally, the collection of electricity dues and bills received special focus, with agencies instructed to expedite the process.In efforts to combat illegal electricity usage, Singh urged the vigilance teams to take decisive action, including disconnections where necessary. He emphasized the  role of electricity in supporting essential services such as hospitals and drinking water sources, underlining the societal impact of uninterrupted power supply.

Among the officials present were TSECL Managing Director Debashish Sarkar, Director ( Finance) Sarabjit Singh Dogra, TPGL’s Technical Director Anil Khanna, and General Managers from various corporations, including Swapan Debbarma, TSECL, TPTL’s Ranjan Debbarma and TPGL’s Harekrishna Das.The comprehensive review and directives issued during the meeting underscore Tripura’s proactive approach to tackle the challenges posed by the upcoming monsoon season. With a focus on efficient coordination and prompt response, the state aims to ensure the uninterrupted delivery of essential services to its citizens amidst adverse weather conditions.

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