Rajeev Vaid | Jul 31, 2012 | Comments 0
Not just government ministries, but the Prime Minister’s office also was not spared. It went without power for nearly two hours, reports said.
Bhutan, which provides all its surplus power to north India, was asked to step up supplies so that top government ministries, including the Prime Minister’s office, could operate.
India, with a population of 1.2 billion, has had power shortages for years, especially in the peak summer months when temperatures in some areas can reach more than 45 deg C.
Its expanding middle class is raising demand for electrical goods as well as malls, and air- conditioned homes and offices.
Even New Delhi is not immune to power cuts.
Gurgaon, an IT hub near New Delhi, suffers up to four hours of cuts daily.
via Blackout hits even Indian PM’s office | The Jakarta Post.
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