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STREET LIGHTS

THE THOOTHUKUDI CORPORATION IS DIVIDED IN TO 4 ZONES

There are 15178 numbers of Street Lights inclusive of Tube lights, Sodium Vapour Lights and Other Lights are being maintained and the Street Light Details as per zone wise are tabulated below.

Zone Nos.
North Zone 4694
East Zone 3224
West Zone 4067
South Zone 3193
Total 15178

There are Numbers Service Connections have been obtained from TamilNadu Electricity Board. The service connection details as per Zone wise is tabulated below.

Zone Connections
North Zone 189 Service Connections
East Zone 167 Service Connections
West Zone 213 Service Connections
South Zone 130 Service Connections
Total 699 Service Connections

The Total Electrical Load in Kilo Watts for Street Lights in Thoothukudi Corporation is 1071 Kilo Watts and the details of Load as per zone wise is tabulated below.

Zone Electrical Load
Old Corporation Area 668 Kilo Watts
Added Area 403 Kilo Watts
Total 1071 Kilo Watts

The Total Electrical Consumption Charges for Street Lighting alone per Month is Rupees 24.00 Lakhs and the details of Electrical Consumption charges per month.

Zone Consumption
Old Corporation Area Rs.17.00 Lakhs
Added Area Rs 7.00 Lakhs
Total Rs24.00 Lakhs

There are one Assistant Engineer and one Electrical Superintendent for maintenance of the Thoothukudi Corporation Street Lights. Assistant Engineer will maintain two Zone having two Section with following staff.

S.No. Employees Nos
1 Wire Man 2 Numbers

Comprising the over all staff in respect of Thoothukudi Corporation at present accounts to 2 Numbers Wire Man. The above staff are being utilized for maintaining the Corporation Street Lights Main office Electrical Maintenance Zonal Officers Buildings, 5 Numbers Hospitals, 12 Numbers Corporation Schools, Various Corporation collection Center Buildings, Section Offices Buildings etc.,

The Vehicles available for maintaining the Street Lights is furnish below

  1. 1 Numbers - High Lift

Method of Maintaining the Street Lights

There is a complaint register in every zonal office Street Light Section. It is being maintained by the wireman. The complaints received from public, Councilors and Corporation officials either over phone are in person are being recorded in the complaint register. The complaints thus entered are being handed over to the fieldwork man so as to rectify the complaints within 24 Hours from the time of receipt of complaints. The field staff will have the rounds in the respective areas twice in a week and the complaints about non burning are also being attended then and there.(Street light maintenance is fully privatization).

The switches of Street Lights are switched ON / OFF manually by the work man in all the zones except North Zone since North Zone is provided with Energy Savers which will Monitor switching ON and OFF process.

The Field Complaints about Non burning recorded in the register are handed over to the field man with required rectified fitting with new bulbs with required out sourcing contract labour and the staff are directed to contact the TamilNadu Electricity Board Staff and requesting to arrange to switch OFF the line in which the defective / Non Burning Lights. Then the staff will attend the complaints and rectify the Non Burning Lights.

FINANCIAL DATA

The annul expenditure for Street Lights Maintenance alone works out to Rupees 78.00 Lakhs. The annual expenditure towards the Salary of the staff workout to Rupees 18.00 Lakhs. The annual cost of expenditure towards the provision of new / additional Street Lights works out to Rupees 10 Lakhs.

Method of Provision of New Street Lights / Additional Street Lights

Based on the petitions received from public / Councilors by the Commissioner either on Grievance day / Working days and also the petitions received by the Worshipful Mayor either on Grievance day / Normal working day will be forwarded for taking further action at Street Lights Section end. Then necessary sketch will be prepared and proposal will be sent to Commissioner for administrative approval. After obtaining the Commissioner approval necessary application will be registered in the concerned section office of the TNEB. Then necessary estimate will be evolved and got sanctioned by the TNEB it self and necessary demand notice will be received by the Corporation for making payment to TNEB and then the line works estimate will be executed for providing new Street Lights and additional Street Lights as represented by Corporation.

Registers Maintained in the Street Light Section

S.No. Register
1 Complaint Register
2 Stock Register
3 Pole Register
4 Attendance Register
5 Electricity Consumption Charges Card
6 Indent Register
7 Devolution Register
8 Casual Leave Register
9 Work Allocation Register
10 Imprest
11 Material Transaction Note

In Thoothukudi Corporation it is proud of informing that 99 % of Street Lights are burning almost all the days except undue climatic conditions / Rainy and Heavy Windy conditions which will interrupt the power supply as well as Street Light maintaining 99% burning of Lights is unbelievable but it is true in Thoothukudi Corporation.

NEW PROPOSALS

Provision of LED Lights in Thoothukudi City and providing centre median Lights in main important roads of Thoothukudi City. Extending of Energy Saving methods to South, East, North and West Zones also. Providing of new Lights in the extension area of Thoothukudi City and providing of lighting in the slum areas.

ENERGY SAVER IN THOOTHUKUDI CORPORATION

The Electricity place a vital role in the development of the country. The electricity demand of the country is raising day by day and the gap band between the electricity production and demand is also increasing. It is the need of the hour to save electricity. As per the proverb one unit electricity saved is equivalent two units produced. Hence the Thoothukudi Corporation had decided to take full on the electricity saving by implementing Energy Savers on Street Lights. Thoothukudi Corporation is the first corporation in Tamilnadu in implementing the Energy Saver an Street Lights.

The Salient feature of Street Lights is furnished below.

The Total number of Street Lights in Thoothukudi Corporation is 15178 (Inclusive of Tube lights, SV Lamps and others)

Zone Nos.
North Zone 4694
East Zone 3224
West Zone 4067
South Zone 3193
Total 15178

There are 699 Numbers Service Connections have abstained from TamilNadu Electricity Board. The service connection details as per Zone wise is tabulated below.

Zone Connections
North Zone 189 Service Connections
East Zone 167 Service Connections
West Zone 213 Service Connections
South Zone 130 Service Connections
Total 699 Service Connections

The Total Electrical Load in Kilo Watts for Street Lights in Thoothukudi Corporation is 1071 Kilo Watts and the details of Load as per zone wise is tabulated below.

Zone Electrical Load
Old Corporation Area 668 Kilo Watts
Added Area 403 Kilo Watts
Total 1071 Kilo Watts

The Total Electrical Consumption Charges for Street Lighting alone per Month is Rupees 24.00 Lakhs and the details of Electrical Consumption charges per month.