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Load-shedding problem hits Tripura’s Hospitals, Banking Services : Rural areas highest victims, Whole State suffering except VIP routes
TIWN July 6, 2019
Load-shedding problem hits Tripura’s Hospitals, Banking Services : Rural areas highest victims, Whole State suffering except VIP routes
PHOTO : Left : Gachiram Para PS (Load shedding problem), Right : Deputy CM Jishnu Dev Barman addressing media on Friday. TIWN Photos.

AGARTALA, July 6 (TIWN): Massive load-shedding problems have hit Tripura’s hospital service as well as banking service. Mostly the rural and ADC areas are the highest victims of such problems. However, there is no problem for the Ministers and equal VIP areas leading massive resentments. Govt has not declared any particular time period when the problems will be totally ended. TIWN has published news today how Gachiram Para like areas are suffering from poor electric service, hit the malaria patients of local PHC. Patients are bound to lay on floor as no electricity is in the hospital. But Deputy CM, Power Minister Jishnu Dev Barman has rubbished the power shortage allegation in all means and has made it clear that there is no shortage in power surplus in Tripura.Recently Power Minister Jishnu Dev Barman has claimed that Tripura has enough power-surplus. Govt also has ensured to make Tripura ‘hook-line free state’.

He said, Tripura Govt is getting 63 MW from Rukhia, 42 MW from Baramura, 10 MW from Dumboor, 100 MW from Monarchak, 130 MW from central share and from OTPC 725 MW.Tripura needs 300 MW power whereas Nepal and Bangladesh are getting power from Tripura. TSECL has launched a new project named in Bengal “Vidyut Nigam Aponar Dorgoray”. Toll free numbers have also given 1912 for registering complaints, but customers have alleged that this number is not always functioning properly.  

Govt has also given alternative numbers for other problems, faults in electricity connection 1381-235-3502 and 0381-235-6470.

Blaming the previous Communist Govt, Jishnu Debbarma recently said, “The previous Govt’s unplanned, visionless observations are responsible for poor infrastructure of the dept bound the present BJP Govt to take loan of 1200 crores from Asian Development Bank (ADB)”. 

The Asian Development Bank is a regional development bank established on 19 December 1966, which is headquartered in the Ortigas Center located in the city of Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines. The company also maintains 31 field offices around the world to promote social and economic development in Asia.

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