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CESC to organise workshops on electrical hazards

 MPost |  2016-08-12 23:07:47.0  |  Kolkata

In a bid to spread awareness on safety measures that is to be followed to avoid electrical hazards in monsoon, CESC has taken up a project of creating alertness in this regard among school goers through workshops in schools.

According to a CESC spokesperson, a team comprising senior officials of the power utility company has started visiting the schools. They will be visiting four girls’ schools this week with a target to reach out to around 500 students. The officials had created awareness through the workshop among 200 students of Motijhil Girls High School and Sinthi Ramakrishna Sangha Vidyamandir on Tuesday.

The spokesperson said that the school goers participated the workshop will take the lesson back home and more people will become aware through them. CESC engineers discussed with the students about the potential electrical dangers, both indoor and outdoor, especially in monsoon. The students were enthusiastic enough to participate in the workshop and replied to the related questions asked during quiz in the workshop.

“Schools in the CESC licensed area are most welcome to ring up 2237 3853 for hosting safety meets on electrical hazards.” the spokesperson said.

Appreciating the move, Sulagna Chakraborty, Principal of Motijhil Girls’ School said: “This type of awareness workshop help students as well as teachers.”

Recently the power utility company has mailed a guidance that to be followed to avoid any electrical accidents to their 3 million consumers.

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