Presently the whole country is facing power crisis: Ashok Gehlot

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In view of the power crisis, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has appealed to the general public to save electricity. Ashok Gehlot tweeted in this regard that the scorching heat in the month of May-June started from the month of April itself. Presently the whole country is facing power crisis. Rajasthan is also no exception to this. The gap between demand and supply has widened. Electricity is also not available for purchase from Indian Energy Exchange.

The state government is also trying its best for adequate availability of water. There is an appeal to all of you to make limited and judicious use of electricity, water. Save electricity - Save water. Earlier, to review the demand and supply situation of electricity in the state, Discom President Bhaskar A. The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Sawant.

After deliberating in detail on the demand and supply situation of electricity in the meeting, decisions have been taken to make some changes in the power supply system. Under this, it has been decided to supply electricity to the agricultural consumers in 3 blocks of 4 hours each for agricultural work. Now electricity will be supplied to agricultural consumers in 3 blocks from 2 am to 6 am, 10 am to 2 pm and from 12 pm to 4 pm.

Along with this, instructions were given to the discoms to effectively monitor the compliance of the order of limiting power consumption to 50 percent from 6 pm to 10 pm as per the instructions issued earlier for large industrial consumers of 125 KVA and more demand. On Tuesday, May 3, the decision to supply electricity to all industrial units only from 10 am to 6 pm was taken in the meeting.