Tata Power: Preparation of TP Southern Odisha Distribution Ltd. for the eventual cyclone ‘Gulab


According to Indian Meteorological Service (IMD), a low formed over the east-central Bay of Bengal on September 24, which intensified today and is then expected to form a cyclone in the next 12 hours on September 25 that will cross southern Odisha.

TP Southern Odisha Distribution Ltd. (TPSODL) has put in place a detailed business continuity and disaster management plan (BCDMP) to deal with this cyclone.

The BCDMP includes categories of disasters according to severity as well as a corresponding action plan, a disaster management structure to systematically receive disaster alerts, review them, send pre-disaster alerts and design a mechanism to invoke and revoke the BCDMP. A simulation exercise to verify the response of the plan is also in progress. TPSODL is always ready to respond to any eventuality and is ready to meet the customer’s power supply needs.

Understanding the need of the hour, TPSODL has formed dedicated teams to provide 24/7 power to all emergency services. Dedicated rapid response teams have been strategically placed at various locations within the authorized areas. We can call PSCC at 9437484868 or our 24×7 call center toll-free number 1912/18003456797 for any emergency service.

As a safety measure, TPSODL asks everyone in affected areas not to do the following: Do not touch any wires or plumbing inside a building during lightning strikes as telephone lines / metal pipes can conduct electricity

Do not shelter under a tree / any temporary structure in strong wind, thunderstorm and downpour

Do not touch any electrical installation with wet hands or without using gloves, safety shoes or insulated platform

Do not let children play near storm sewers after it rains

Sir. Arvind singh, CEO of TPSODL said, “We have taken all necessary precautions to ensure an uninterrupted power supply during these difficult times. With IMD prediction in mind, our team is working tirelessly to ensure that customers face the electricity problem as little as possible. We call on the public to respect the necessary safety measures to avoid any accident during this cyclone, Gulab ‘.

The company also carried out all the preventive maintenance of the equipment both at the level of the distribution stations and the consumer stations. Dedicated teams have been strategically placed at various nodes in the city to respond to any emergency. An adequate stock of spare parts, tools and essential equipment, including transformers, switchgear, etc., has been ensured to minimize recovery time in the event of a power outage. Special teams will be operational to ensure the power supply of all emergency services.

On Tata power

Tata power is part of india the largest integrated electricity companies and, with its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities, has an installed / managed capacity of 13,061 MW. The Company is present across the entire electricity value chain – renewable and conventional energy production, including hydropower and thermal power, transmission and distribution, coal and freight, logistics and trade. The Company had developed the first Ultra Mega Power Project in Mundra (Gujarat) based on supercritical technology. With 4.2 GW of clean energy production from solar, wind, hydropower and waste heat recovery representing 32% of the overall portfolio, the company is a leader in energy production own. It has succeeded in public-private partnerships in production, transmission and distribution in India to know : Powerlinks Transmission Ltd. with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for the evacuation of electricity from the Tala hydroelectric power station to Bhutan To Delhi, Maithon Power Ltd. with Damodar Valley Society for a 1,050 MW Mega Power project at Jharkhand. Tata power is currently serving around 12 million consumers through its Discoms, as part of a public-private partnership model, namely Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. with the government of Delhi in North Delhi; TP Northern Odisha Distribution Limited, TP Central Odisha Distribution Limited, TP Western Odisha Distribution Limited and TP Southern Odisha Distribution Limited with Government of Odisha. By focusing on the development of sustainable and clean energy, Tata power leads the transformation of an integrated solutions provider by examining new business growth in distributed generation via rooftop solar and micro-grids, storage solutions, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, ESCO , home automation and smart meters et al. With 107 years of experience in technological advancements, excellence in project execution, world-class security processes, customer service and green initiatives, Tata power is well positioned for multiple growth and is committed to lighting the lives of generations to come.


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