PONDA: Foundation stone for 11 kv underground power cabling for Ponda and Curti Khandepar Panchayat was laid at the hands of Agriculture Minister Ravi Naik in the presence of NRI Commissioner Adv.Narendra Savoikar, Chief Engineer Stephen Fernandes, PMC Chairperson Ritesh Naik, ZP Priya Chari, Curti Khandepar Sarpanch Naved Tehsildar, Executive Engineer at Curti Power Sub Station Bharatan, AE Keshav Gavade, Councillor Geetali Talavalikar, Shantaram Colvekar, Anand Naik.
Agriculture Minister Ravi Naik, speaking occasionally, urged people to cooperate with the underground power cabling work, which will require road digging. He said work is taken costing around Rs 70 crore.
This will provide an uninterrupted power supply to consumers. The trees falling on power lines was a significant hurdle during monsoon, affecting the power supply. After this work, the issue would be solved.