Noida Sectors 71, 72, and 79 Face 12-Hour Outages; JE Pradeep Kumar Suspended by Chief Engineer Vaishya

Junior Engineer Pradeep Kumar was suspended for negligence following multiple power outages in Noida's Sectors 71, 72 and 79, lasting up to 12 hours. The outages caused significant frustration among residents. An investigation revealed lapses in duty, prompting further inquiry by authorities to ensure better service reliability and accountability in public services and to prevent future occurrences.

Noida Sectors 71, 72, and 79 Face 12-Hour Outages; JE Pradeep Kumar Suspended by Chief Engineer Vaishya
Noida Sectors 71, 72, and 79 Face 12-Hour Outages; JE Pradeep Kumar Suspended by Chief Engineer Vaishya

June 23, 2024 | Noida, India: Junior Engineer Pradeep Kumar got suspended for negligence because of multiple power cuts that affected residents in Sectors 71, 72, and 79 in Noida. The power system had many disruptions, leading to failures due to Kumar’s mismanagement. A significant problem in Sector-71 caused residents to lose power for 10 to 12 hours. This prompted Chief Engineer Sanjeev Kumar Vaishya to act by forming a committee to investigate the issue.

Noida Sectors 71, 72, and 79 Negligence in Power Supply Exposed

Frequent power cuts in Noida Sectors 71, 72, and 79 over the past few days have caused significant inconvenience to residents. The problem peaked when a fault occurred around 3:30 am in Sector-71, resulting in an extended power outage. Chief Engineer Sanjeev Kumar Vaishya addressed the issue by suspending Junior Engineer Pradeep Kumar for negligence in managing the power supply.

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Supply Disrupted for 10 to 12 Hours

Residents reported power supply disruptions lasting up to 12 hours. The faults in power lines and substations were not managed properly, leading to extended outages. This negligence prompted swift action from the electricity board.

Chief Engineer Sanjeev Kumar Vaishya has formed a committee to investigate the incident. “The negligence of electricity board officials has caused significant inconvenience to residents,” said Vaishya. “We are committed to ensuring such incidents do not recur.”

Residents of the affected sectors expressed their frustration over the frequent power cuts. The outages disrupted daily routines and caused considerable discomfort, especially during the early morning hours.

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The recent power supply issues in Noida highlight a recurring problem of administrative negligence in managing public services. Historically, similar incidents have raised concerns about the reliability of the electricity board’s operations.

The investigation committee will look into the root causes of the power supply failures and recommend measures to prevent future occurrences. The electricity board aims to restore trust by improving the reliability of power supply in the affected areas.

The suspension of Junior Engineer Pradeep Kumar and the formation of an investigation committee signal a step towards accountability in public services. Residents hope for a swift resolution to the power supply issues and a more reliable electricity service in the future.

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