Coal Crisis: Delhi Warns Power Supply To Metro, Hospitals May Be Hit
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Coal Crisis: Delhi Warns Power Supply To Metro, Hospitals May Be Hit

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April 29, 2022

Amid a deepening crisis in coal shortage, the Delhi government has warned of a possible setback in providing uninterrupted electricity supply to important establishments in the capital, including Metro trains and hospitals.


New Delhi, 29 April 2022

As per news report of NDTV, Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain held an emergency meeting to assess the situation and wrote to the Centre requesting it to ensure adequate coal availability to power plants that supply electricity to the national capital. "Due to disruption of power supply from Dadri-II and Unchahar power stations, there may be a problem in 24-hours power supply to many essential institutions, including Delhi Metro and Delhi government hospitals," a government statement read. Presently, 25-30 per cent of the electricity demand in Delhi is being met through these power stations, and they face a shortage of coal, Mr Jain said.

Source -NDTV

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