Bengal accomplishes 99.9 percent country family charge: Official
West Bengal has accomplished 99.9 percent rustic family unit jolt with Darjeeling locale getting totally energized, a senior authority of the state Power division said on Saturday.
With two distant towns Gorkhay and Samanden on the edges of Singalila National Park getting associated with power, another 20,000 associations must be accomplished by the state to achieve 100% charge, the authority said.
"We have now minimal in excess of two crore power associations in the state and we currently are left with around 20,000 associations with accomplish 100% family unit charge," the authority told PTI. "Nonetheless, 100% zap will keep on being a unique number as new families are being included a regular schedule," he said.
The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) had contributed assets to jolt the towns that couldn't be brought under the ambit of the focal plan. The task cost for the two towns was Rs 1.1 crore.
Of the 37,960 towns in the state, the Rural Electrification (RE) Department of West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) has just electric all the 37,960 towns.
Notwithstanding that administration, associations have been given to country families. Power to 38,47,996 rustic BPL/APL family units has been given under various finished provincial charge conspires, the authority included.