Bhubaneswar: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu today announced to provide a team of more than 2,000 workers for restoration of power supply in cyclone-hit Odisha.
A team of 2,055 workers, shift operators and staff from Energy Department has been deputed for restoration work so that services can be restored at a faster pace in Odisha, said Naidu.
Fulfilling the role of a good neighbor, Andhra Pradesh is providing all possible help to bring back normalcy in Odisha, he added.
Naidu had earlier announced Rs 15 crore financial assistance for Odisha.
In Odisha, the cyclonic storm has damaged 5 numbers of 400 KV towers, 27 numbers of 220 KV towers, 21 numbers of 130 KV towers, 4 numbers of 220 KV Grids at Chandaka, Bidanasi, Samagra and Mendhasala, and 4 numbers of 132 KV Grid at Puri, Nimapada, Mancheswar and Ransinghpur.
Similarly, 5030 kms of 33 KV lines, 38613 kms of 11 KV lines, 11077 distribution transformers and 79485 kms of LT lines have been damaged.