Tag: Cesu

Defaulting Commercial Consumers To Face Heat First: CESU On Power Disconnection Drive

Bhubaneswar: The mass disconnection of electricity supply will begin as per schedule with defaulting commercial consumers and households who despite being capable to repay have not deliberately cleared their arrears by 15 January 2020 will face the termination first, Senior General Manager of CESU, Manoj Singh informed today. Addressing queries by the media, Singh reiterated […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Crackdown On Power Defaulters In Odisha: Electricity Disconnection Drive From Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: With the deadline provided by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CESU, Arun Bothra ending today, defaulters of power dues in the nine districts under the utility’s jurisdiction will face disconnection from tomorrow. As per a CESU report, 8.95 lakh consumers have a pending dues totaling to Rs 1,494 Crore. A total of 413 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Beggar Pays Rs 2000 Electricity Bill To Avoid Power Supply Disconnection!

Bhadrak: Struggle and dependency is mostly what we think of when the word “beggar” is mentioned but the story of a divyang, Kartik Nath, a resident of Ward no 30 of Bhadrak who lives by begging, is setting example for many. Amid the crackdown on power defaulters by Central Electricity Supply Utility of Orissa Limited […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
WESCO To Crackdown On Power Defaulters From Feb 18, Nesco & Southco To Follow Soon

Sambalpur/Balasore/Berhampur: After CESU Odisha’s power disconnection drive, other power distribution companies like Western Electricity Supply Company of Odisha (WESCO) has now decided to commence crackdown on electricity bill defaulters from February 18. Authorised Officer, Headquarter Office WESCO, Tapas Kumar Pattnaik on Saturday urged electricity consumers to pay their pending bills by February 17 and informed […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
CESU Puts Power Disconnection Drive On Hold; 10-Day Relaxation For Defaulters To Clear Dues

Bhubaneswar: The Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) on Thursday announced to suspend its ongoing power disconnection drive for a temporary period. At a presser, CESU CEO Arun Bothra informed that a 10-day relaxation will be given to the defaulters to clear their pending electricity dues. “As of now, CESU has decided to suspend the disconnection […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Column: Electrocution Deaths Are Cold-Blooded Killing!

By Sandeep Sahu The all-too-familiar charade has started. It is sickening to watch the blame game by all responsible agencies after 10 persons travelling in a bus were electrocuted at Golanthara in Ganjam district on Sunday. Locals have blamed Southco for the eminently avoidable tragedy, saying they have repeatedly drawn the attention of the power […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
SOUTHCO, NESCO Begin Crackdown On Power Defaulters

Berhampur: After the Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU), the Southern Electricity Supply Company (SOUTHCO) and North Eastern Electricity Supply Company of Odisha Limited (NESCO) have started power disconnection drive in their respective jurisdictions. SOUTHCO, as per its earlier announcement, began drive on Sunday to cut electricity connection of people who have not cleared their pending […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Darkness Under The Lamp- Angul Villages Reel Under Acute Electricity Woes

Angul: Despite 73 years after Indian Independence, there are countless areas in Odisha which are yet to get proper electricity connection and it is especially more shocking when many villages none other than in Angul district, ‘the power generator’ in the State continue to grapple with acute dearth of electricity. According to sources, around 70 […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Coronavirus Curbs: CESU Closes Collection Counters, Urges To Make Online Payment

Bhubaneswar: The Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) in Odisha has announced to close down all its collection counters in districts of Khurda, Kendrapara, Angul & Puri Municipality areas from Mar 23 to 29 as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 outbreak. It has urged all its consumers to use the online payment facility instead of […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
As Odisha Prepares For ‘9Baje9Minute’ For COVID19, Mind The Dos & Don’ts

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to shun the darkness of COVID19 by lighting candles, diyas, torches or mobile flashlights and turning off all the lights at 9 PM today for 9 minutes, citizens have been urged to follow certain steps while observing the routine. The Union Energy Ministry, the Odisha Energy department […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
Amphan Cyclone Affected Nearly 45 Lakh People In Odisha: State Govt

Bhubaneswar: A total of 1500 villages habitated by around 45 lakh people under 89 blocks of the State were affected by the fury of the cyclone Amphan, informed Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy. Tripathy on Thursday spoke with Union Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba through video conferencing to brief him about damages to lives and property […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Visually-Challenged Couple In Bhubaneswar Shocked Over Rs 58 Lakh Electricity Bill

Bhubaneswar: A visually-challenged couple in Bhubaneswar woke up to a crude shock after they were handed an electricity bill of Rs 58 lakh. The visually-challenged couple, who reside in Panchagaon area under Airfield police limits in Bhubaneswar, are now in a state of panic after being charged such a huge amount despite being a domestic […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021