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cutting off the electric current on certain lines when the demand becomes greater than the supply

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Responding to various periodical reports, the minister said power load-shedding was restricted to 6-8 hour in urban and rural areas respectively with zero load-management at Sehari, Iftari and Tarveeh.
Secretary Water and Power Younus Dhaga gave a detailed briefing to the prime minister on Saturday on the overall power demand and supply situation and the load-shedding regime.
The resolution was tabled by the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Pakistan Muslim League (Functional) and the ruling Pakistan People's Party (PPP) against the proposed doubling of the existing load-shedding in the province.
According to Eskom, Eskom will implement Stage Two load-shedding from today, which is likely to continue until 21:00 GMT tonight.
During his visit to Peshawar, Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani had assured the KP chief minister that load-shedding in the province would either be reduced to few hours or ended.
The primary function of the system will be to provide an "intelligent" load-shedding function that uses real-time data from a network of connected substations to decide both when to drop circuits, and which one(s) to drop, in order to best maintain service in the distribution service area.
Although Water and Power Minister Khawaja Asif on Thursday said no load-shedding would take place during Sehri and Iftar hours, major areas of Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore and others cities witnessed load shedding during the first Sehri of Ramazan.
The Prime Minister also directed the Ministry of Water and Power to ensure that load-shedding should not exceed the specified limit of six hours in urban and eight hours in rural areas, and no load-shedding during Sehr and Iftar time, across the country.
On 3rd February, after the power utility implemented stage one load-shedding for four-and-half hours night.
Unscheduled load-shedding and low voltage supply is continued from Chukyatan Grid Station.
We have no option but to manage the shortfall by load-shedding until weather conditions change and power consumption is reduced," he added.
All of the lights are connected to a load-shedding system that is programmed to dim during periods of high demand.
PESHAWAR -- The Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) has given two hours relief in load-shedding in 219 feeders where overall losses is comparatively lesser, for facilitation of consumers.
This is with reference to un-equal load-shedding schedule of K-Electric limited going on in different areas of Karachi.
Islamabad -- The durations of load-shedding have increased across the country as the current shortfall of electricity has reached 4500 megawatts.