Pune, 18th January 2024: In a bid to raise awareness about electricity safety and prevent accidents, a workshop was organized by the MSEDCL Parvati Division at Patrakar Bhawan on Tuesday, January 16th. Chief Engineer Rajendra Pawar addressed the gathering, stressing the need for continued vigilance and adherence to safety measures to achieve the goal of zero electrical accidents in Pune Circle.
Chief Engineer Pawar cautioned the public against potential outages resulting from contact with the power system due to deliberate, inadvertent mistakes, or negligence. He urged everyone to take proper precautions when handling electrical systems in public places or any devices with current. Emphasizing the significance of electrical safety, Pawar appealed to citizens to remain vigilant and avoid taking unnecessary risks.
The workshop served as a part of the ongoing Electricity Safety Campaign in Pune Circle, initiated in December 2022. Chief Engineer Pawar highlighted the continuous efforts to raise awareness in schools, colleges, and crowded places. The Parvati Division, led by Executive Engineer Manish Suryavanshi and Security Officer Umesh Karpe, has played a commendable role in promoting power safety.
Deputy Executive Engineer Dr. Santosh Patni provided guidance during the workshop on avoiding technical and human errors for electricity safety. Additionally, participants took an oath to prioritize and uphold electricity safety in their daily lives.
Parvati Division conducted various competitions on electricity safety for students of class V to VII from Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC). Chief Engineer Pawar and guests distributed prizes to winners in painting, essay writing, and beautiful handwriting competitions. The awardees included students from different classes, showcasing their creativity and understanding of electrical safety.
Chief Engineer Pawar felicitated winners Soham Shankar Pachkudve, System Sagar Lagas, Tanuja Shalikram Gatkal, Payal Ganesh Ovhal, Shreya Shankar Pachkudve, Gauri Sachin Adagale, Manav Madhav Golambade, Datta Basuraj Chalawadi, and Adarsh Sagar Lagas across various categories. The program, introduced by Additional Executive Engineer Umesh Karpe, saw active participation from engineers, officers, and employees of the Parvati Division.