Power engineers of Uttar Pradesh on Friday reiterated their demand for the re-establishment of the UP State Electricity Board (UPSEB) by integrating all of the power firms that have been carved out of it when the board was unbundled in January 2000.
They raised the demand in a perform organised by them to have fun the 162nd delivery anniversary of India’s pioneering civil engineer M Visvesvaraya (1861-1962) right here. His birthday is noticed because the Engineers’ Day in India yearly on September 15 to honour engineers’ contribution to the nation constructing.
Addressing the perform, All-India Power Engineers’ Federation (AIPEF) chairman Shailendra Dubey stated the federal government should take a lesson from the failure of the experiments of corporatisation and privatisation of the power sector and take steps to re-establish the UPSEB for higher outcomes.
“Re-establishment of the UPSEB and elimination of dependence on personal homes will allow the federal government to realize its aim of offering 24X 7 power to all,” he stated. UP Rajya Vidyut Abhiyanta Sangh basic secretary Jitendra Singh Gurjar demanded the federal government to enact a particular legislation to offer safety to power engineers.