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Power cut affects Kanpur textiles badly

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Apr '07
Kanpur's textile weaving factories and leather good units are going through a hard time because of long power cuts in the industrial belt.

Kanpur needs 500 MW of electricity but it gets only 350 MW. This problem persists across Uttar Pradesh state. As a result many of UP's industries are relocating to Uttarakhand where the situation is better.

Once upon a time Kanpur is called as Manchester of the East along the Ganga. Power looms of the city are affected badly because of these current problems and worsening situation is slowly snuffing life out of business.


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