KPTCL to set up a 400 kv sub-station in Mangaluru : Minister V Sunil Kumar

Monday, August 15th, 2022
V Sunil Kumar

Mangaluru : The KPTCL (Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation) will set up a 400 kv sub-station in Mangaluru at a cost of Rs 300 crore to meet the increase in demand for electricity, said District-in-Charge Minister V Sunil Kumar. This will help in meeting the demand for an additional 250 megawatt in electricity supply in the next five […]

Ensure 24-hour power supply to Baje water pumping station: Madhwaraj

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Udupi: Pramod Madhwaraj, Minister for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports, on Wednesday directed the officers of MESCOM and KPTCL to supply power to the drinking water pumping station at Baje round the clock. He was chairing a meeting of engineers of MESCOM and KPTCL here. Water to Udupi city and surrounding areas is supplied from […]

Be honest in your duty says D K Shivakumar to department staffs

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Mangaluru: Honesty is the most important thing which is needed during the duty of the officers said State Energy Minister D K Shivakumar. After inaugurating a training programme organised by KPTCL and MESCOM ‘Abhikshana’ at Kulshekar church premises on Saturday, July 16, he said that the department people should uphold the values of honesty. “No […]

Bescom begins process to fill linemen posts

Friday, April 25th, 2014
bescom employee

Bangalore : The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) has said it has already begun the process to fill the long-pending vacancies of linemen by appointing 3,800 linemen and assistant linemen. However, the power sector employees’ union says Bescom requires at least 5,000 linemen to address the increasing number of complaints. Redressing complaints related to faulty […]

Yashwanth Halibandi passes away

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
Yashwanth Halibandi

Bangalore : Kannada sugama sangeeta (light music) singer Yashwanth Halibandi passed away here on Wednesday following a cardiac arrest. The 64-year-old singer, known for his rendering of folk songs and poems of the late Da.Ra. Bendre, is survived by his wife, two sons and two grandchildren. The songs Pataragitti Pakka , Kuniyonu Baara , Baro […]

Power shutdown for Nandikur-Hassan transmission line drawing works

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012
Power line

Mangalore :  Power supply will be disrupted in various places of Dakshina Kannada district on May 18, 19 and 20 from 7 am to 6pm on the 220 kv double circuit Kemar-Kavoor and 110 KV single circuit Kemar-Moodbidri-Gurupur  lines  in view of the 400 kv transmission line drawing works from  Nandikur to Shanti village in […]

Ellur villagers oppose laying of hi-tension lines

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012
Ellur villagers

Udupi :  Villagers of Ellur staged a protest and prevented the KTPCL authorities from laying hi-tension power lines in the village to facilitate transmission of 400 KV of electricity from the UPCL power plant to Hassan. Though the officials and staff had arrived with police security, the stiff resistance of the villagers, prevented them from […]

Conditional permission to UPCL to drawa Power line to Hassan

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Udupi: A conditional permission has been given by Green Tribunal a account of Union Government to draw a power transmission line from Nandikoor (UPCL) to Shantigrama in Hassan district in old Mysore. The line is worked out by KPTCL to connect power generated by Udupi Power Corporation (UPCL) to the central grid by Karnataka Power […]

MESCOM dictators get shock treatment in Taluk Panchayat monthly meet.

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010
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Mangalore: One must admit that South Kanara people are very intelligent, literate, witty and ever abusive when dissatisfied. The recent Taluk Panchayat meeting sent shock waves through the MESCOM power distributors, not against their disproportionate electric bills, or assets they hold privately but when MESCOM officials were taken to task by Congress members. Prithiviraj complained […]