MESCOM lineman electrocuted while working on electric pole

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Sullia: A Mangaluru Electricity Supply Company (MESCOM) lineman died after accidentally coming in contact with a live wire while attending a complaint here on Wednesday August 15th. The deceased has been identified as Janardhana Naik (48), son of Ramanna Naik, resident of Aletti village. The deceased was employed on contract basis along with his brother […]

Mescom SE O&M transferred after several complaints

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Mangaluru : Six Officials from Escoms have been transferred after Chief Minister who is holding Energy Ministers Portfolio and MD, KPTCL has ordered for the same, after receiving many complaints against them. Manjappa, Superintending Engineer (Ele) MESCOM, O&M Circle, Attavara, Mangalore who was also acting Chief Engineer (Elec) has been transferred to KPTCL, Transmission Circle, […]

Mescom: 8.33 crore rupees loss in 75 days

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Mangaluru: This times monsoon season has had the most adverse effect on Mangaluru Electricity Supply Company (MESCOM). In the last two-and-a-half-months, more than 6400 electric poles have ended up on the ground due to the combination of heavy wind and rain, thereby incurring a loss of more than 8 crore rupees. Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Shimoga […]

Always prepared for natural calamity: Udupi D.C.

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Udupi: The torrential rain on Tuesday that submerged coastal Karnataka also severely affected Udupi district. Udupi district Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis spoke  and provided information on the precautionary steps taken by the district administration. According to the report, for how long will the cyclone effect remain? What steps have you taken in this regard? On […]

DC suggests control rooms in taluk headquarters

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Mangaluru: Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada Sasikanth Senthil has asked tahsildars to set up control rooms in taluk headquarters for the effective delivery of relief measures. At a meeting here on Monday to discuss the preparations for approaching monsoons in the district, Senthil said that sea erosion, flooding, epidemics and landslips were the primary problems […]

System access issue leaves staff, customers in lurch

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Mangaluru: Seems the public will have to wait for some more time to make payments at the much sought-after Mangalore One centres. Though the staff punched in at the office in time on Sunday, they were in for a shock as their systems had been deactivated. The staff at all the six Mangalore One centres […]

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 […]

‘Awareness is key to solar adoption in DK’

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada district is at the second position in the generation of solar energy next to Bengaluru,” said chief whip of the Legislative Council, Ivan D’Souza. He was speaking at Greennxt, a national level seminar and exhibition on solar energy, organised by the St Agnes College. “There is a need to harness solar energy. […]

Shop gutted in fire at Kundapura

Monday, February 5th, 2018

Kundapura: A shop was gutted with fire and destroyed items worth lakhs here on Saturday night. It has been reported that, the locals spotted dense smoke and flames emitting out of the shop. A few locals tried to bring down the fire, but weren’t able to douse the fire. Fire Brigade officials were called to […]

Mescom carves a niche for self at Karnataka power awards gala function

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Mangaluru: The gala power awards 2017 held at Palace Ground, Bengaluru on October 28 saw Mangalore Electricity Supply Company (Mescom) bag a clutch of awards. Out of the 27 awards that the company bagged, the award that mattered the most was the top prize for least commercial losses recorded. This award in particular further fortified […]