Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday took cognisance of the facility outage within the Mumbai Metropolitan Area (MMR) and ordered an instantaneous probe into it.
State Vitality Minister Nitin Raut additionally stated the explanations behind the technical snag that precipitated energy failure in components of the MMR can be probed as soon as the electrical energy provide is restored.
Mr Thackeray mentioned the problem with Raut and requested him to make instant efforts to revive provide within the MMR.
An official assertion stated Mr Thackeray took “severe observe” of the facility outage and ordered an instantaneous probe into it.
Mr Thackeray additionally instructed Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal to make alternate preparations in order that energy provide to hospitals is undamaged, the assertion stated.
He additionally instructed the state Chief Secretary to make sure that the management rooms and fireplace brigade are alert to see there aren’t any different mishaps resulting from energy outage, it stated.
The Chief Minister additionally requested officers to coordinate with the railway administration to assist passengers after the suburban native practice companies have been hit by the facility failure, the assertion stated.
Vitality Minister Raut, in a video message and tweets, stated the facility failure drawback is being addressed on a “war-level”, and added that it will likely be restored in roughly an hour.
“As soon as the facility is restored, a probe can be carried out into causes which led to the technical snag,” he tweeted.
Prepare companies got here to a halt in Mumbai within the morning as a grid failure resulted in large energy outages throughout the town.
The precise cause for the failure was not instantly recognized, however the Western Railway and the Brihanmumbai Electrical Provide and Transport (BEST), the state-run discom supplying energy to the island metropolis, blamed the fault on Tata Energy.