Fifteen lakh electrical energy division workers together with junior engineers, sub-divisional officers, government engineers and superintending engineers will go on a day-long boycott of labor on Monday to oppose the proposal of privatising energy distribution firm Purvanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Restricted.
In case the central authorities doesn’t take again its resolution, the boycott can be prolonged for an indefinite interval, they warned.
The district convener of Vidhyut Karamchari Sanyukt Sangharsh Samiti Avdhesh Kumar advised PTI on Sunday that the central authorities is bent upon privatising the ability sector. The protest can be held from morning to night on Monday and would proceed until the demand will not be fulfilled.
“The privatisation of the ability sector remained unsuccessful in Orissa, Delhi, Aurangabad, Nagpur, Jalgaon, Ujjain, Gwalior, Bhagalpur, Gaya and Muzaffarpur together with different locations of the nation. Privatisation is towards the lots as a result of electrical energy would change into costlier. Solely enterprise homes can be benefitted. Virtually all associations of engineers would take part within the protest,” Mr Kumar stated.
The district administration has chalked out a plan to handle any downside associated to energy provide, Ghaziabad DM Ajay Shankar Pandey stated, including that 24 hours uninterrupted provide can be ensured at any price.
The district has been divided into six zones with deputy collectors together with technical officers deployed to watch the state of affairs in all 149 electrical energy sub-stations and 22 distribution stations. The extra district Justice of the Peace (ADM) metropolis and ADM (government) officers would monitor the state of affairs within the metropolis and rural space, respectively.
Police have additionally been alerted to verify any untoward state of affairs in any respect the sub-stations of the district. The district’s chief growth officer (CDO) has been appointed because the nodal official to take care of the entire district in the course of the boycott.
Additionally, diploma graduate technicians have been deputed in all sub-stations to maintain energy provide going with none disruptions, DM Pandey added.
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