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TPWODL has made elaborate preparation for power supply to Bisra Munda Stadium at Rourkela for Hockey World Cup FIH-23

11 Jan 2023

The Hockey World Cup (FIH-23) is being held at Rourkela from 13th of January. For this international event, The TPWODL, Power Distribution company in western Odisha has also made adequate and elaborate arrangements to ensure uninterrupted power supply to the "Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium" at Chhend, Rourkela Town and its adjourning areas.

The three Power Sub Stations located near the stadium viz: Chhend, Kalinga Vihar & Industrial Estate, has been revamped and upgraded. The team at Rourkela is in constant touch with the OPTC authorities to ensure uninterrupted power supply from OPTCL-132/33 Grid Sub Station.

According to the Chief Executive Officer of TPWODL, a dedicated Power Sub Station has been set up with in record time of 5 months inside the Stadium Campus to supply power to the Stadium and also to the Sports Hostel and other establishments in the Stadium. Two numbers of high power transformers have been commissioned to provide the required load of power during peak time of the event, and one standby transformer of equal capacity is also installed to activate in case of any untoward incident.

Since 1st week of January, maintenance team has been deployed for 24x7 to attend to any kind of break down. A senior technical team has also been deputed to Rourkela to monitor the power supply system and to take all kind of steps when ever it is required for uninterrupted power supply. The teams located at Sundargarh & Rajgangpur divisions have also been put in alert to move to Rourkela in case of any requirement. The Power Supply Command Center set up at Burla is on vigilant and continuously monitoring the demand and supply. The leadership team at Corporate Office is also in constant touch with the Circle Office and Division Office at Rourkela to extend all support. Enough men and materials have been supplied and stored at the nearest store to meet all kind emergency situation. We at TPWODL also take pride to be associated with such in international event organised in our service area and we will not leave any stone unturned to ensure success of the event at Rourkela.


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