According to the details, a technical error was made by the employees of Guddu Thermal Power Plant in Sindh which caused the entire
Was plunged into darkness alone.
The Additional Plant Manager had not shut down the plant after the initial breakdown. If the plant had been shut down immediately, there would have been no power breakdown in the country.
Officials of the Power Division said that a written reply has been sought from the suspended employees in this regard. They will submit their written reply within 15 days. The next course of action will be decided in the light of the reply of the employees.
Sources said that these investigations are being carried out after the initial inquiry report submitted two days ago.
It may be recalled that on January 10, a major power breakdown took place across the country. A committee was formed yesterday to investigate the nationwide blackout in which NEPRA officials, private experts and engineers have been include.
Manager Sohail Ahmed, Junior Engineer Dildar Ali Channa, Foreman Ali Hassan Golo, Operator Ayaz Hussain, Saeed Ahmed, Attendant Siraj Ahmed and Attendant Elias Ahmed. Power breakdown due to negligence of employees. suspended.
Energy Minister Omar Ayub had said in a statement that the fault did not occur inside the four walls of the Guddu power plant but outside, for which a pool-to-pool search is being sought.
He said that this was the first such tripping in Pakistan.