Fifteen lakh electrical energy division workers together with junior engineers, sub-divisional officers, govt engineers and superintending engineers will go on a day-long boycott of labor on Monday to oppose the proposal of privatising energy distribution firm Purvanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Restricted. In case the central authorities doesn’t take again its choice, the boycott could be prolonged for an indefinite interval, they warned.
The district convener of Vidhyut Karamchari Sanyukt Sangharsh Samiti Avdhesh Kumar stated on Sunday that the central authorities is bent upon privatising the ability sector.
The protest could be held from morning to night on Monday and would proceed until the demand will not be fulfilled.
“The privatisation of the ability sector remained unsuccessful in Orissa, Delhi, Aurangabad, Nagpur, Jalgaon, Ujjain, Gwalior, Bhagalpur, Gaya and Muzaffarpur together with different locations of the nation. Privatisation is in opposition to the lots as a result of electrical energy would turn out to be costlier. Solely enterprise homes could be benefitted. Virtually all associations of engineers would take part within the protest,” Kumar stated.
The district administration has chalked out a plan to deal with any drawback associated to the ability provide, Ghaziabad DM Ajay Shankar Pandey stated, including that 24 hours uninterrupted provide could be ensured at any value.
The district has been divided into six zones with deputy collectors together with technical officers deployed to look at the scenario in all 149 electrical energy sub-stations and 22 distribution stations.
The extra district Justice of the Peace (ADM) metropolis and ADM (govt) officers would monitor the scenario within the metropolis and rural areas, respectively.
Police have additionally been alerted to test any untoward scenario in any respect the sub-stations of the district. The district’s chief improvement officer (CDO) has been appointed because the nodal official to take care of the entire district in the course of the boycott.
Additionally, diploma graduate technicians have been deputed in all sub-stations to maintain the ability provide going with none disruptions, DM Pandey added.
(With PTI inputs)