17November2018

Andaman Chronicle

The Daily Diary of the Islands

Electricity Department Covers 100% Revenue Villages With Electrification of Two Remote Villages

Port Blair, Oct. 26: The Electricity Department has claimed to have achieved 100% electrification of Revenue Villages in A&N Islands. The claim was after two villages of North Andaman was electrified recently. The Claim of 100% electrification also has covered 96% population of A&N Islands.  

The two extremely remote villages, without road connectivity, namely Ganesh Nagar & Shanti Nagar of North Andaman were electrified on the auspicious occasion of Durga Puja.

At both the villages containerized DG sets were installed and about 7 KM of LT lines were laid in each village to cover the entire population. As such, all the 37 applicants of Shanti Nagar & 58 applicants of Ganesh Nagar have been provided the electric connections, a communication from the Secretary Power said here.