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Electricity Minister Chairs Monsoon Preparation Meeting for Tangedco

Minister for Electricity, Finance, and Human Resources Management, Thangam Thennarasu, convened a meeting with senior officials of the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (Tangedco) to prepare for the upcoming northeast monsoon.

During the meeting, he emphasized the need to establish special teams for heavy rainfall events and instructed officials to prioritize restoring power supply to hospitals in the event of disruptions. Thennarasu also sought feedback from senior officials regarding flood-prone areas and urged them to ensure maintenance vehicles and an adequate supply of electrical materials were readily available.

The officials were directed to pre-arrange excavators for water drainage. Additionally, Thennarasu stressed the importance of addressing complaints received on the “Minnagam” helpline promptly and maintaining an uninterrupted power supply in all localities. Rajesh Lakhoni, Chairman and Managing Director of Tangedco, was also present at the meeting.