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UP industries to get uninterrupted power supply from today

PTI  Lucknow, November 20, 2009
First Published: 14:40 IST(20/11/2009) | Last Updated: 14:42 IST(20/11/2009)

Industries in Uttar Pradesh will get power supply throughout the day as the UP Power Corporation Ltd has decided to stop load shedding in this sector beginning on Friday.

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"As the power situation has improved in the state, the UPPCL has decided to change the rostering schedule of the industries and now they will get 24-hour power supply," a senior official said in Lucknow.

Due to acute power crisis during the summer season, the UPPCL had imposed a two-hour power cut in the industrial sector in June, increased to four hours in July, sources said.

Till now power cuts for industries was done in two 4-hour shifts-- 8pm to 12 midnight and 10am to 2pm.


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