Several Karachi areas to see cut in power due to maintenance works today


An image showing a power breakdown in Karachi on January 10, 2021. — AFP
An image showing a power breakdown in Karachi on January 10, 2021. — AFP

Karachiites will experience power outages in multiple areas on Tuesday (today) as the metropolis’ primary electricity supplier K-Electric (KE) would undertake maintenance activity at multiple grids in the country’s economic hub.

In a statement, KE announced that power shutdown is required from 9am to 6pm in Johar, Baldia and Mehmoodabad grids — which will undergo maintenance activity by the electricity supplier.

For further guidance, customers may also reach out to KE’s social media platforms or via call centre 118 as there may be a temporary interruption of electricity supply in areas connected to the above-mentioned grids, the statement added.

Areas of Johar Grid that may experience power shutdown during the maintenance activity are Gulistan-e-Johar Block-9, Bakhtawar Goth, PIA Society, Sachal Goth, Suparco Road, Behavioral Sciences Near Dow Hospital KDA Scheme-33, Prem Villas Phase 1 & 2, Haji, Ramzan Gabol Goth, Baloch Khan, Fatima Sunrise, Johar Block-4, 5 & Sceme-33, Pili Bheet Society, PCSIR Society, Karachi University Society, Gulshan-e-Aresha, Jahangir Town, Johar Complex, Old Ravian, I.B.A Karachi University, Kaneez Fatima Block 1 & 2, Pak Scientist Society, Govt Teacher Society 16/A, Merchant Navy Officers CHS LTD, KDA Employee Society, Zoramin Residency, Rehman Villas, Rufi Shopping, Bright Star, Gulshan-e-Kareem, Okhai Memon, Shekel, Garden, Vasavad Garden, Rafi Premier Residency, and Prem Villas Phase 1 & 2.

Areas of Baldia Grid that may experience power shutdown during the maintenance activity are Baldia Qaim Khani Colony, Nawab Colony, Sector 13A New Saeedabad, Baldia Industrial Area Ittehad Town, Muhammad Khan Colony, Baldia Saeedabad Sector 5A, 5B, Azeemabad, Sawat Colony, Lasi Para, Madina Colony, Baldia Sector B3, C3 Saeedabad, Rangers Headquarters Saeedabad, Baldia Gulshan-e-Mazdoor, Naval Colony Sector 2 & 3, Baldia Gulshan-e-Ghazi Block A, B, C & D, Baldia Jungle School, Sector 4E, 4F New Saeedabad, Memon Colony, Musharraf Colony Hub River Road, Yousuf Goth, Rehmat Jan Colony, Baldia Madina Colony, Iqbal Road, Guldad Shah Road, Raja Tanveer Colony, Laiqabad, Sindhi Muhallah, Toori Bangash Colony, Masoomabad, Sector-11½ Orangi Town, Toori Bangash, Siddiqui-e-Akbar Colony, Baldia Industrial Area Ittehad Town Wachani Goth, Baldia Madina Colony, Timber Market, and Hazara Colony.

Areas of Mehmoodabad Grid that may experience power shutdown during the maintenance activity are Mehmoodabad ABC, PECHS Block-6, Umer Colony No. 2, Mehmoodabad, Liaquat Ashraf Colony- 2, Mehmoodabad, Karachi Administrative Society, Azam Basti, Masoom Shah, Chanesar Goth, and LAC Area.



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