SOLAR AIDED POWER TO 5 BASTAR VILLAGES FROM TODAY
On the second day of his two-day tour of Bastar district, Chief Minister Raman Singh will inaugurate the solar power plants established at the cost of Rs2.84 crore for electrification of five non-electrified villages in the insurgency-ridden district.
These five villages of Bastar district namely village Pawel, Bodli, Mumalwada, Kahchenar and Tumaskoder, will avail electricity supply for the first time, officials informed.
Singh will also inaugurate solar irrigation pumps placed at 28 places in the district at the cost of Rs1.27 crore, eight ashram hostels, five police stations and solar energy plants established in base camps.
The Chief Minister will perform bhumi-pujan and lay foundation of more than 250 development works worth nearly Rs296 crores under various department schemes in District Headquarters Jagdalpur on the same day.