Load Shedding hours Reduced to 60 Minutes


Port Blair, Jan 09: Due to steady increase in generation availability the Electricity Department has reduced the ongoing 1 hrs 30-minute rotational load shedding timing to 60 minutes during evening peak hours from 1700 hrs. to 2300 hrs. in Port Blair and South Andaman area w.e.f. 09.01.2018, on every day as per the new revised schedule.
This schedule will be effected fot the next 15 days. The load shedding schedule is tentative and the duration & timing may vary in view of emergency and other technical reasons.
In addition to evening hours, load shedding will also be carried out during day hours only as and when required basis in order to carry out routine and breakdown maintenance of DG sets if any in various the Power Plants & T&D systems, subject to demand and availability of power.
All are requested to cooperate with the Electricity Department, as the department is taking all required efforts to normalize the power.

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