Pune Ganesh mandals can avail of temporary electricity connections for this Ganesh Chaturthi which will begin from September 9, 2013, at a concessional tariff rate from the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd.
According to the statement issued by the distribution company…
Ganesh mandals can fill and submit an online application form available on www.mahadiscom.in to seek temporary connections. A no-objection certificate by local competent official/police officer, a connection test report should be attached to the application.
The Ganesh mandals will be charged concessional tariff of Rs 3.27 per unit plus fuel surcharge. The tariff is lower than tariff charged to domestic consumers.
The Ganesh mandals to get the electrical works done only from authorized contractors and the material should have the capacity to bear the load. Decorations and the pandals should not be in close proximity to electricity supply lines and transformers.
Damini vigilance squad of the distribution company will be conducting surprise checks at Ganesh mandal pandals to expose illegal connections and action will be taken against such mandals.