It is brought to the notice of the general consumers and Government departments that the Electricity department will carry out urgent maintenance and line clearance works on main transmission from Bambooflat 20 MW IPP Power House to Garacharma Sub-Station (Panther-I & Panther-II) on 23.05.2013. Due to this reason, there shall be one hour rotational load shedding in Port Blair and South Andaman area on 23.05.2012 from 0730 hours to 1230 hours on as and when required basis.

It is also brought to the notice of general public, consumers and Government departments that one hour rotational load shedding will be exercised at Havelock Island from 1700 hours to 2200 hours w.e.f 24th May, 2013 to 29th May, 2013 for carrying out maintenance work of 400 KW hired DG set installed at Havelock Power House by M/s Sunny Power Tech Pvt. Ltd.

Heavy rainfall (7-12 cm) likely to occur at isolated places over A&N Islands during next 24 hours. Under the influence of moderate to strong southwest monsoon over Andaman Sea, strong southwest to westerly wind speed exceeding 45 kmph and generally rough seas likely along and off A&N coast. Fishermen are advised to be cautious while venturing into the sea. The general public is advised to take precautionary measures and in case of any emergency contact in the following numbers of State Control Room, District Control Room & Emergency Operation Centres:

State Control Room: 03192- 238880 (Tele-Fax), 1077(Helpline).  District Control Room: 03192-238881  EOC (Campbell Bay): 03193-264020  EOC (Kamorta): 03193-263222  EOC (N&M): 03192-262960  EOC (Hut Bay): 03192-284014  EOC (Car Nicobar): 03193-265241

Power supply will remain suspended in some of the areas on 21.05.2013 from 0700 hours to 1200 hours for urgent maintenance work on T&D system and replacement of damaged cross arm at Garacharma. 

The areas to be affected by power disruption are Sipighat, Teylarabad, Bimblitan, Manjeri, Guptapara, Manglutan, Wandoor, Chouldari, Tushnabad, Port Mout, Tirur, Templemyo, Ograbraj, Mithakhari, Namunaghar, Dunduspoint & Hathi Tapu.