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Gurgaon, Ambala to have 24X7 power supply from August 15

Press Trust of India  |  Gurgaon 

From August 15 -- Independence Day -- on wards, the districts of Gurgaon and Ambala in will have round-the-clock electricity.

A blueprint, in this regard, was prepared today by the

Under the plan, the rural feeders of the twin districts would be strengthened and the power infrastructure improved as per requirement, Chairman and Managing Director of Uttar Bijli Vitaran Nigam (UHBVN) and Dakshin Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) Shatrujit Kapoor said.

He was addressing sarpanches and Panchayati Raj representatives of Pataudi, Manesar and Farukhnagar areas to seek their support for forming the 'Bijli Sudhar Samiti' in their villages.

For 24-hour power supply, the village is required to submit a resolution to adopt 'Mhara Gaon-Jagmag Gaon'. Presently, 17 villages of the Gurgoan district are covered under the scheme, Kapoor said.

The defective electricity lines would be replaced and new be installed and other infra projects will be taken up in the villages adopting this scheme, for which estimates of about Rs 45 crore have been prepared and approved, he added.

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First Published: Sun, July 16 2017. 23:57 IST