"By December 2018, we have to bring electricity to every household. In this work, negligence will not be tolerated at any cost," the chief minister said while reviewing the progress of work with rural electrification agencies.
Das said electricity has not reached all the people even after so many years of Independence and told the agencies to plan out strategies to achieve the goal of electricity connection to every household, an official release said.
"Complete the work of power supply to every household within the given time frame and those who cannot do, surrender. Now the government will take action. Those companies who will not complete work, their bank guarantee will be seized and legal action will also be taken against the officials," the chief minister said.
Das said his government is working to illuminate every household and electrification will bring about change in the lives of poor.
Conditions have improved in the areas where electricity has reached, he said.
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