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New Transformers in Prayagraj

  • 12 Apr 2024
  • 1 min read

Why in News?

According to the Purvanchal Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Limited (PVVNL), they are guaranteeing round the clock electricity supply in Prayagraj, covering both urban and rural regions of the district.

Key Points

  • To prevent power outages caused by faulty transformers, Prayagraj's urban areas have received 294 new transformers.
    • To enhance the electricity supply, two additional sub-stations were to be constructed in the city, with one station in Malawa prepared to commence operations from April 2024.
  • Attempts have also been undertaken to reduce electrical malfunctions stemming from deteriorating electrical cables.

Purvanchal Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Limited (PVVNL)

  • It is a co-successor of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited aimed for distribution of Electric Power in the Eastern area of Uttar Pradesh.
  • It was established on 5 July 2003, having its headquarters at Varanasi.
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