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All households in Jharkhand should get electricity connection

Press Trust of India  |  Ranchi 

Raghubar Das today said by December this year every household in the state should get connection.

"By December 2018, we have to bring to every household. In this work, negligence will not be tolerated at any cost," the said while reviewing the progress of work with rural electrification agencies.

Das said 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 will be seized and legal action will also be taken against the officials," the 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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First Published: Mon, July 09 2018. 18:00 IST