10,000 power connections pending
KOLHAPUR : Around 10,253 residential power connections have been pending in Kolhapur zone for the past six months due to lack of infrastructure and unavailability of funds, power utility officials said.
Sangli district has 6,325 pending connections while Kolhapur 3,928. Kolhapur has been developing at a rapid pace for the past few years. The housing sector has witnessed a boom due to various developmental activities in the region. However, citizens have been facing difficulties in getting new connections.