“The public are advised, not to have any apprehensions of grid failure, as is being circulated in social media, as the Grid Authorities have planned, well in advance and there will hence, be no impact of any such kind, on the operation of the Grid. The public are advised only to switch off lights and not household appliances like fans, air-conditioners and refrigerators which are normally used in households,” the statement said.
“All the street lights within the State of Goa will be kept in “ON” condition for security reasons. The lights of essential services like hospitals, police stations, water supply system, substation control rooms, etc. will also be kept in “ON” condition. All concerned Grid authorities of India are working together to safely handle this event on April 05, 2020 (Sunday) and there should not be any sort of panic among the public,” the statement added. (UNI)