Haryana breaks power supply record

Haryana breaks power supply recordGurgaon, June 25 : The power transmission and distribution system in Haryana supplied an all-time high of 1,536.43 lakh units and took a record 7,527 MW load during peak hours Monday, an official said Tuesday.

The Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran (DHBVN) Nigam said that it was a new power supply record in the state.

The DHBVN and the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran supplied over 1,536 lakh units of electricity Monday, which was 143 lakh units more than the power supplied on the corresponding day last year.

The nigams supplied 42.93 lakh units more than the demand.

"The utilities supplied power for 23.35 hours to urban consumers, 23.44 hours to industries, 10.06 hours to the agriculture sector and 13.51 hours to the rural domestic sector against the fixed schedule of 20 hours, 20.30 hours, eight hours and 14 hours respectively," the official said.

He said that the previous record of supply and load was 1,528 lakh units and 7,188 MW respectively on June 22 last year.(IANS)

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