The Meghalaya Power Distribution Corporation Limited (MePDCL) announced indefinite load shedding in the state starting from Saturday.
The decision has been taken based on NEEPCO’s move to regulate the power supply to Meghalaya from March 20 if Rs 504.41 crore dues are not cleared
“In view of the power regulation imposed by NEEPCO, the MePDCL is compelled to resort to load shedding with effect from 00:00 Hours of 20th March, 2021,” the power distribution company said in a notification.
Load shedding schedule in Meghalaya:
Garo Hills and Shillong: 00-06 hrs
Jaintia and Ri Bhoi (Public): 06-09 hrs
Khasi Hills, Jaintia Industries, and Shillong: 09-12 hrs
Jaintia and Jaintia Industries and Ri Bhoi (public) and Garo Hills: 12-14 hrs
Khasi Hills and Jaintia Industries, including Shillong and Garo Hills: 14-16 hrs
Jaintia and Jaintia Industries and Byrnihat industries: 16-18 hrs
Byrnihat industries and Ri Bhoi (public): 18-20 hrs
Byrnihat industries: 20-24 hrs