ELECTRICITY DEPT SUFFERED LOSS AMOUNTING Rs 2 CRORE DUE TO HEAVY RAINS IN PAST FEW DAYS: CABRAL
The heavy rains which lashed the state past few days have caused a loss amounting to Rs 2 crore to electricity department informed newly appointed power minister Nilesh Cabral.
“As of now, almost 2 crores is the estimated loss according to the reports which we have received from the field,” said power minister Nilesh Cabral.
Cabral further appreciated the work carried out by the staff of the electricity department and also thanked electrical contractors for getting work done in a fast manner.
“I appreciate the staff of the electricity department for working round the clock during these times and also appreciate the help of electrical contractors for getting the work done in a fast manner,” said Cabral.
The power minister further said that they would be engaging a private company to work out a solution on reducing losses and also assured that in the next three years he will work on providing 24-hour power supply in specific areas.