Belthangady: Electricity connection of Elnir area is coming under the jurisdiction of Mundaje branych centre of Ujire sub-division.
If there is any kind of power problem in the Elnir area, the power man and the officials of Kadirudyavara have to travel 260 km up and down. MESCOM personnel are not available to handle problems in these areas during this time. For this reason, to bring the electricity connection of Elnir area under the nearby Kalasa area.
Villager Gajanthodi Sudarshan Rao submitted a request on behalf of Beltangady Taluk Power Users Farmers’ Forum.
There was a discussion on this issue in the Vidyut Adalat held at Kadirudyavar village panchayat on Saturday September 10.
Clement Benjamin Braggs, AEE of Ujire Sub-Division, replied that the work will be done in Elnir, Bangarapalke area under the jurisdiction of Mundaje Branch Centre in the light project. After this is completed, the matter will be brought to the attention of the superiors, he said.
There are some electric poles on the road side of Kadirudyavara Village on Didupe-Mundaje road. Due to this, there is a possibility that there will be a problem for the bus traffic and danger to the passenger students. The customers here brought to the attention of the Adalat that the department should immediately shift the pillars.
In Kaudange environment, the power HT line passed through the land owned by Babu Gowda, causing problems for agricultural activities. This line was told to be moved. The officer said that he will inspect the place and take action.
Officials said that the Kakkinje substation is being upgraded and there will be no problem of load shedding next summer.
Users discussed issues such as cleaning around transformers in summer to avoid fire hazards, replacing old wires, voltage problems, irregular power outages, etc.