Citizens risk electrocution as departments bicker

Electric lines are too close to buildings, in clear violation of bye-laws. Even after notices by BESCOM, the situation is unchanged. By Niket Nishant In clear violation of the city’s building-bye laws (2004), the buildings and the electric lines in Ashok Nagar – especially on M.G. Road and Brigade Road are separated by a distance […]

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If Proven Guilty, Compensation to be Paid to Electrocuted Boy’s Family.

The police are looking into the case and will hold responsible the engineers and officials involved. The officials who were responsible for the maintenance work being done in Rajkumar Park without proper safety measures will have to pay compensation to the boy’s family if they are proven guilty. On February 24, Uday Kumar, a seven-year-old […]

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Pending Complaints on the Rise at BESCOM

Over 2,000 complaints per day are unanswered, staff and servers helpless. A Management Information System (MIS) report published online by the officials of the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) states that out of 16,876 calls received on September 24 and 25, only 11,388 complaints were registered, and out of these, only 9115 complaints were […]

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Inspection for Solar Rooftop Generation Units Conducted

Units that are capable of producing electricity above 1 MW through rooftop solar panels operating through photovoltaic cells were subjected to inspection According to the notice issued by the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM), an electricity inspector carried out an overall inspection of all generation units on rooftops that produce solar energy in Bangalore. […]

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Lakshman Rao Nagar Residents Burdened By High Electricity Bills

Residents at Koramangala slum say that they have been hit with unfairly high electricity bills on a regular basis. Bengaluru, Sept. 4, 2018: The electricity bills of residents at Lakshman Rao Nagar run in the five figures on a regular basis. Many residents at a slum in Adugodi say that the bills have been regularly […]

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