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Bengaluru: Several areas of India’s Silicon Valley are expected to witness long power cuts on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday due to maintenance and repair work scheduled by the city’s electricity board. The power cuts are likely to take place from 10 am to 4 pm.
The maintenance and repair projects that are scheduled by the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BSECOM) are Jalasiri water supply work, inter connection, road crossing, gap crossing, interlinking and smart city work. Power supply will be hit on November 23 in BESCOM circle and division Davanagere. The areas that will be affected are Hondada Circle, Jali Nagara, Shivaji Nagara, MB Kere and Chaluvadi Kere.
On November 24, the power supply will be disrupted in BESCOM circle and division Davanagere and the areas affected will be Mandipete, Binny Company Road, Chamaraj Pete Circle, Clock Tower and Mahaveer Road.
On November 25, BESCOM circle and division Davanagere will again witness power outage between 10 am to 4 pm. The areas affected will be SS Layout, A Block, MBA College road, Athani College, Officers Club and Basavanagudi temple and surrounding areas.
Power cuts will take place on November 26 as well in several areas falling under BESCOM circle and division Davanagere.
The BESCOM recently introduced WhatsApp Helpline numbers for consumers in eight of its districts. Power consumers can send a picture, share a video, or just drop a message about their electricity problems to the respective WhatsApp helpline/ customer care number of their district and get their grievances resolved at the earliest.
Here are the dedicated numbers for the 8 BESCOM districts-
1. Bengaluru Urban-
2. Davanagere – 82778 84021
3. Kolar – 82778 84015
4. Chikkaballapura – 82778 84016
5. Bengaluru Rural – 82778 84017
6. Ramanagara – 82778 84019
7. Tumakuru – 82778 84018
8. Chitradurga – 82778 84020