Lucknow Electrical energy Provide Administration (Lesa) is ready to kickstart a drive towards telecom and cable TV operator firms for illegally utilizing electrical poles for laying overhead fibre-optic cables.
These illegally laid cables are stated to be one of many foremost causes for fireplace incidents in some locations prior to now few days.
As per a conservative estimate, practically 800km lengthy internet of optic cable is hanging on 27,950 electrical poles throughout the town.
On Monday, Lesa eliminated 3.5km lengthy fibre-optic cable from 4 electrical poles on Latouche Street.
Lesa government engineer (Aminabad) Ramesh Chandra Srivastava stated, “Now we have recorded 80km lengthy unauthorised fibre-optic cable on Lesa’s electrical poles in Aminabad circle.”
“The menace could be gauged from the truth that practically half an hour after our crew eliminated optic cable from poles in Aminabad, engineers of a telecom firm restored optic cable community on the poles,” Srivastava stated.
Lesa chief government engineer, cis-Gomti, Vipin Jain, stated the dangling wires have been inflicting fireplace incidents in densely populated industrial and residential areas. “The fireplace that broke out close to a buying complicated at Gwyne Street within the first week of April was resulting from this wire,” he added.
“We’re issuing notices to telecom and cable TV firms to take away unauthorised cables from Lesa poles, or we’ll convey them down,” he stated.
In accordance with Lesa officers, telecom and cable TV networks should pay Rs 1,610 per pole to put optic cables and should get third social gathering insurance coverage in case of any injury or accident brought on by these cables. Report Delhi