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CM writes to people of State on electricity issue

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CM writes to people of State on electricity issue

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

Chief Minister Hemant Soren today wrote a letter to the people of the State on the problems being faced by the residents across the State due to long power cuts. The CM, posting the letter to his social media accounts urged people to bear for a couple of days to get better electricity supply.

“Dear, residents of Jharkhand. In the entire State, the work of maintenance and upgrading of all the grids of the State is going on at a cost of Rs 154 crores, due to which you all have to face some inconvenience,” he wrote in the message.

The CM stated further that for maintenance of Hatia Grid there was need of shutdown for 10 hours each for five days, out of which work has been done for 3 days. “For another 2 days in the two weeks 10 hour shutdown will occur. Once these works are done we will have a huge relief from the problems of power cuts,” he added.

“I assure all of you that your convenience and safety is my priority. I sincerely hope that all of you are with us in this work. I apologise for all this inconvenience to you all,” the CM stated.

Meanwhile, trying to solve an issue through Twitter the CM came to know that there is school in Tilyakuti of Kenjra Panchayat, Tonto Block of West Singhbhum, where children have not gone to school for over a year.

He was made aware that there was not teacher in the school, which had only one para teacher, who is not coming to school since February 2019 and children are devoid of education.

Directing Deputy Commissioner, Chaibasa, the Chief Minister said that the matter was really painful. “Please make this school as a model school by arranging teachers and midday meals at the earliest. Education and health are the priority of our government, so no compromise will be made,” he tweeted.

Taking swift action on the issue DC Chaibasa has deputed a teacher at the school and sent a team led by trainee IAS officer that discussed the matter with the villagers there. Also, the DC tweeted that requirements of the school were assessed and within 15 days the school will be developed into a model one. He said that DSE, BEEO and BRC of the block have been served show cause notice on the issue.

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