Bhubaneswar, April 4 (Local Wire): The Odisha government on Sunday appealed to the people to keep their home appliance switched on at 9pm today to avert any damage to the power grid system.
The announcement came in the light of the call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to voluntary switch off lights and lit a candle at 9pm on Sunday.
State Information and Public Relations (I&PR) department Secretary Sanjay Singh said that power will be remain on for the public utilities and emergency services.
“I appeal to the people to keep their home appliance like TV, fridge, lift, fan and others on today at 9pm to ensure safety of grid.
Power of public utilities and emergency services like street lights will remain on during the time,” he said.