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Major Power Shutdown in North India

A massive grid failure in Delhi and far of northern India left over three hundred million folks while not electricity on Monday in one amongst the worst blackouts to hit the country in additional than a decade.

 
PRLog - Jul. 30, 2012 - Millions of folks are while not power in northern India.

The Press Trust of India says the realm round the capital New Delhi, furthermore because the states of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan have all been tormented by the blackout.

The states are home to many legion folks.

Officials are assessing the reason behind the matter on the Northern Power Grid, however reports purpose to a fault in one state that led to an auto-shutdown in surrounding areas.

Train and metro services and hospitals are tormented by the outage.


A massive grid failure in Delhi and far of northern India left over three hundred million folks while not electricity on Monday in one amongst the worst blackouts to hit the country in additional than a decade.

Power offer within the northern states, that faced blackout since around 2am on Sunday night, has been partially restored.

At least six states, together with Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, UP, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan and Jammu and Kashmir, were affected when a failure within the northern grid.

The government has started a 3-member panel to seem into the failure of northern Power Grid, per power minister Sushilkumar Shinde, who took stock of things.

Meanwhile, power offer for public services like hospitals and transport is being restored on a priority basis.

"Yes there are issues with northern grid, we tend to try to revive it", said SK Soonee, CEO of Power System Operating Co (PSOC).

PSOC manages the Northern Power Grid. officers sources said whereas the precise reasons for the grid failure are being ascertained , over drawl of power by states may have led to the matter.

The Delhi Metro services, that was badly hit since Monday morning, has been partially restored.

However, train services across north India continues to stay affected.

Hundreds of passengers are stranded across stations in north India with the movement of trains disrupted.

The whole of Rajasthan, that was one amongst the states affected as a result of power offer failure from the Northern Grid, witnessed an entire black out for pretty much four hours between one am to five am.

In Punjab and Haryana, all major trains like Shatabadi categorical, Chandigarh-Chennai train, Sadbhawna categorical, Sachkhand categorical, Rajdhani categorical are among those hit by the grid failure.

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After closing down the thermal power plants following the grid failure, Haryana started lighting the plants in Panipat and Hisar.

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