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MP power utility starts 'Pink Electricity Zone'

Press Trust of India  |  Indore 

On the Women's Day, West Power Distribution Company (MPWPDC) today started a " Electricity Zone' here to be managed by women staffers, said an official.

"The Electricity Zone comprises 25 women staffers who would look after the of 13,000 power connections in Aranya Nagar inhabited by 60,000 people," of government-run MPWPDC said.

He said women would exclusively run the electricity show of Aranya Nagar. Assistant engineer, junior engineer, line supervisor, linepersons, metre readers, accountant, computer operators of the zone are all women.

Donning uniform, these women will read power meters, recover dues and repair energy supply lines, he added.

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 22:55 IST