| Gurgaon |
October 21, 2020 2:38:34 am
Amidst the ban imposed on use of diesel generator units in Gurgaon by the Surroundings Air pollution (Prevention and Management) Authority (EPCA), over 1,000 households residing in housing colonies in Sector 37D have been left within the lurch when electrical energy provide within the space went off on Tuesday morning.
Residents of Ramprastha Metropolis, which has a number of housing societies, stated electrical energy went off round 5 am. “Greater than 1,000 households have been left with out electrical energy all via Tuesday. This was a significant drawback… Youngsters missed on-line courses; residents on do business from home misplaced a whole working day,” stated Pradip Rahi, president of the Atrium Condominium Welfare Affiliation.
“Our societies use generator units for eight hours on daily basis because the builder solely has a short lived connection. Residents have additionally not procured inverters or made different provisions as we anticipated to have full energy again up. How will we handle?” he stated.
In a submission to the deputy commissioner Tuesday, Rahi said, “Builders began giving possession in 2016 however as on date, supply of provide is thru building line (momentary connection) which they obtained for building function. Electrical energy provide could be very irregular and is generally from the generator…”
Officers from Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) confirmed that Ramprastha Metropolis has solely a short lived electrical energy connection. Energy was restored by 4.30 pm.
“There was a fault at a neighborhood substation due to which your complete space was impacted, not simply Ramprastha Metropolis. There may be in any other case no electrical energy challenge within the space… The builder has taken an electrical energy connection beneath the momentary class to satisfy momentary necessities. Concerning the everlasting connection, as per their dedication, the builder is engaged on infrastructure for a similar. It will likely be offered as soon as it’s developed,” stated Manoj Yadav, superintending engineer, DHBVN.
“If they need… to run DG units, we have now requested the builder to file an affidavit. They’ve sought an exemption of 3-Four months within the affidavit, which we’ll advocate to increased authorities,” he stated. Officers from Ramprastha Group didn’t reply to calls, messages in search of remark.
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