Sri City, July 19, 2023:- The Chairman and Managing Director of Andhra Pradesh Southern Power Distribution Company Limited (APSPDCL) Mr. K. Santosh Rao visited Sri City on Tuesday.
He had an interactive meeting with the senior Electrical managers of industrial units. He reviewed the power consumption by the industries and noted the issues related to power supply, outages and sudden shutdowns, increasing power tariff and true-up charges, solar power generation, etc., that were brought to his notice. He gave an assurance for resolving all the issues. He advised the units to regularly maintain the electrical systems at their plants, so that many of the problems may not arise.
Outlining some of their observations on the electricity installations and practises used by the industrial units, the officials recommended ‘what is good and bad’, and advised to standardise the procedures and practises.
Thanking the CMD for visiting Sri City, Dr. Ravindra Sannareddy, Founder Managing Director, Sri City said,”His keenness to listen to the issues being faced and the approach for their quick resolution speaks of the AP government’s priority to improve ease of doing business. The proactive measures of APSPDCL will certainly improve the situation.” He called upon all the Industrial units to go for right contractors and right equipment in the respective power installations, to avoid breakdowns and mishaps.
Sri City Electrical wing submitted a memorandum to the CMD requesting him to consider a few points for implementation, so that the quality and reliability of Power supply to industries can be improved further.
Mr. D.N. Reddy, Head, Electrical, Sri City welcomed the gathering and briefed on the very purpose of convening the meeting. He requested the participants to actively interact and put forward the specific issues, which need the attention of CMD.
The CMD was accompanied by Mr. Dharma Gnani, CGM (Finance), Mr. Guravaiah, CGM (Operations), Mr. Krishna Reddy, SE Tirupati and others. Later the CMD presided over a departmental review meeting.