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CESC App to contain database of certified electricians

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Press Trust of India Kolkata
Private power distribution company CESC is planning an app which will contain a database of certified electricians, a senior official said Thursday.
The app is expected to have a knowledge repository that can be used both by both consumers and electricians. It will also contain a database of certified electricians, the official said.
"We are planning to come out with an app by end of June which will have a knowledge repository and a database of certified electrician near the household based on GPS location," CESC manager Anjan Mitra said at a safety awareness programme of International Copper Association (ICA). According to latest reports around 376 electrical accidents had been recorded annually and out of which 196 resulted in fatalities.
ICA chief manager (Building) Amol Kalsekar said the alliance is carrying out several awareness programmes across the country to promote safety.
"We will also carry more awareness on saving for high power equipments like pumps," he said.
Kalsekar said there are top five wire manufacturers who are ICA members that account for about 40 per cent of the Rs 41,000 crore wire market.

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First Published: May 30 2019 | 4:55 PM IST

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