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70 years of Independence, Maharashtra's Amdeli village gets power, bus

Till a few days back, there was no electricity or transport facility in the village

Press Trust of India  |  Gadchiroli 

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The residents of village here had a long wait for 70 years before they could see their homes lit up with and commute in

Amdeli, surrounded by forest and having a population of around 200 people, all of whom are Telugu speaking, is a remote village in district on the border of and

It is located in Sironcha taluka, which is around 220 kms from the district headquarters.

Till a few days back, there was no or transport facility in the village.

District guardian minister Raje Ambrishrao Atram decided to provide these basic facilities for which he made a provision of Rs 45 lakh fund in the District Panning Council for the village.

The officials of the State Distribution Co Ltd (MSEDCL) and Public Works Department (PWD) then started the work and finally the electricity has now reached this small village.

The yesterday inaugurated the two facilities in the village.

He reached by travelling in a state transport (ST) bus and performed a puja of the electric distribution point (DP) before the village got illuminated.

To enable the ST bus to reach the village, the personnel of the district police prepared a bridge on a drain.

Atram travelled to the village in the ST bus which passed over the bridge.

First Published: Fri, September 29 2017. 12:21 IST