As there is a system of providing the 1st 100 units of electricity consumption free adopted by TANGEDCO, it is hesitating to offer the exemption of paying the electricity bill for the residents of the cyclone-affected districts.
Time extension has been given to the pay the electricity bills in the districts affected by the recent cyclone Gaja. The districts of Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Pudhukkottai, Ramanathapuram, Trichy, Dindigul, Theni, Sivagangai, and Cuddalore.
Insisting on their 5-points demand on various issues, the BSNL Employees Union has announced to go on an indefinite strike from 3rd December leading to the possibilities of the essential communication link facility being disrupted.
The Department of Revenue has strongly advised the Transport Department not to operate buses between 6.00 PM this evening until 6.00 AM tomorrow (16th November) as high-speed winds will be blowing while the cyclone Gaja.
The Commissioner of the Department of Revenue of the state government of Tamil Nadu has insisted that all the employees of the private and public sector industries in the 6 districts to leave their office premises before 4 PM today.