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New electricity poles on Chamundi Hill to stay
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New electricity poles on Chamundi Hill to stay

June 23, 2022

Many poles slanting as the work was done in a tearing hurry Work to be re-done after putting concrete base below each pole Mysore/Mysuru: Even as the city environment activists had questioned the wisdom of erecting electricity poles atop Chamundi Hill to welcome Prime Minister Modi and to increase the visibility of his cavalcade, officials…

CESC pulls the plug on dangerous wires
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CESC pulls the plug on dangerous wires

June 11, 2022

70 teams formed to disconnect cables from electricity poles Mysore/Mysuru: In the aftermath of many accidents owing to cases of electrocution, the Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation (CESC) has speeded up the process of removal of unauthorised OFC cables and coaxial cables laid at the transformer units and electricity poles. Officials said the removal of unauthorised…

Overhead electric line causes 40% burn injuries to child
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Overhead electric line causes 40% burn injuries to child

June 2, 2022

Boy awaits plastic surgery Family blames CESC; Officers deny negligence Mysore/Mysuru: In an incident reminiscent of the accident that occurred in Mysuru on Oct.4, 2016, when the then 13-year-old Meghana lost her right hand due to electric shock while watching a helicopter flying at V.V. Mohalla, a 5-year-old boy recently suffered burn injuries when electric…

Cable operators asked to pay annual fee to CESC
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Cable operators asked to pay annual fee to CESC

May 20, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: The CESC (Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation), taking note of default by cable service providers in respect of payment of annual fee for drawing cables on electric poles and other CESC equipment,  has asked TV Cable, Internet Cable and other Cable service providers/ agencies to pay up the annual fee to CESC without fail. In…

Minister wants price of E-vehicles reduced
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Minister wants price of E-vehicles reduced

May 7, 2022

Energy Minister Sunil Kumar at Symposium on ‘E-Vehicles and its Charging Technologies’ Mysore/Mysuru: With the world working towards reducing carbon footprint, the Karnataka Energy Department is trying to address the issue by giving a boost to Electric Vehicles (EVs). Apart from the lack of charging stations, the high cost of EVs is cause for concern….

846 CESC teams begin transformer restoration
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846 CESC teams begin transformer restoration

May 6, 2022

On day one, 1,535 transformers restored to optimal condition Mysuru: As monsoon is approaching, the Department of Energy has launched a massive transformer maintenance campaign across the State from May 5 to 20 to avoid transformer-related disasters. Acting on directions on maintenance of transformers issued by Energy Minister V. Sunil Kumar, the Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply…

CESC electricity dues mount up to Rs. 900 crore
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CESC electricity dues mount up to Rs. 900 crore

May 5, 2022

Major defaulters: Public – Rs. 400 crore Govt. Departments – Rs. 500 crore Mysuru: While the Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation (CESC) has taken various initiatives to ensure that people are getting uninterrupted power supply even in the face of disruptions due to rain and wind, a major roadblock CESC is facing in its performance is…

Mysuru’s second E-Vehicle charging station at Kadakola
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Mysuru’s second E-Vehicle charging station at Kadakola

May 4, 2022

Energy Minister V. Sunil Kumar to inaugurate on May 7 Two more being readied at Kuvempunagar, Jyothinagar Mysore/Mysuru: In a big boost for buyers of electric vehicles, Mysuru will get its second Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station at Kadakola on Nanjangud Highway. The facility will be dedicated on May 7 by Energy Minister V. Sunil…

CESC Vigilance Wing lauded for probe in power theft cases
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CESC Vigilance Wing lauded for probe in power theft cases

April 17, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: The Police Officers attached to CESC’s (Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation’s) vigilance wing have earned praise for quick disposal of cases pertaining to power thefts reported from five districts coming under CESC jurisdiction — Mysuru, Mandya, Chamarajanagar, Hassan and Kodagu. The vigilance sleuths, upon coming to know of electricity thefts, conducted the investigations speedily, which…

Year’s first rain disrupts normal life
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Year’s first rain disrupts normal life

March 20, 2022

Heavy downpour and gusty winds uproot trees, electric poles Mysore/Mysuru: The year’s first rain in city yesterday, disrupted normal life and the heavy downpour, accompanied by gusty winds, brought down a couple of trees and electric poles.  As many as three trees and over 10 electric poles came crashing, disrupting traffic. The rain commenced at…

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