Nationwide grid operator POSOCO has mentioned “the Covid pandemic is being dealt with very rigorously” and that there has not been “an impact on the management room capabilities”.
It additionally mentioned “enough staff” are on reserves.
“Satisfactory preparations have been made to hold out the management room duties even when there’s a Covid breakout. All of the 5 Regional Load Despatch Centres and Nationwide Load Despatch Centre are engaged on a 24×7 foundation. The grid operators are taking all of the precautions which have been directed by the Ministry of Energy and are safely conducting the operations. There isn’t any have to create any panic as now we have enough staff on reserves as properly,” it mentioned in an announcement.
This comes within the wake of issues raised about manpower shortages at key infrastructure sector management rooms.
Eventually rely, almost one in each 5 air visitors controllers at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport — the nation’s largest — was out of motion, both straight or not directly affected by Covid-19, The Indian Specific had reported on Might 3.
Official sources additionally indicated that issues relating to a scarcity of operators within the energy sector, together with these manning management rooms, has been flagged.