CM inaugurates 2 power sub-stations

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IMPHAL, May 4 (DIPR): Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh said that what is longed by the Government is not the inauguration but to provide the benefits to the people of the State. The CM stated this while speaking as the chief guest at the inauguration function of 33/11 KV Power Sub-Station at Thoubal Leishangthem Thoudam in Thoubal district today.
Prior to this, another 33/11 KV Sub-Station at Lilong Ushoipokpi in the district was also inaugurated by the CM.
Saying that such a function is not a political platform to give public speech the Chief Minister continued that what is being done is to discharge the duty of a Government at the best level to meet the necessities of the public.
He even told the Managing Director of the Manipur State Power Company Limited (MSPCL) to carry out the inaugural function along with the representatives of the local bodies like Zilla Parishad and Panchayat. He expressed that with inauguration of the power sub- station at the area there will be no more inconveniences of bringing power supply from distant sub-station and at the same time the voltage profile will be more consistent.
He also thanked the MSPCL for the completion of the sub-station within a short time.
The inauguration functions organised by MSPCL were attended by Md Fazur Rahim, MLA Wabagai A/C, Zilla Parishad Members and Pradhans of the area, N Sarat Singh, MD MSPCL, Deputy Commissioner Thoubal, Superintendent of Police, Thoubal and officers and staff of MSPCL.
It may be mentioned that the 33/11 KV Sub-station at Thoubal Leishangthem Thoudam was taken up with the approval of the Planning Commission under SPA. The project cost is Rs 1086.96 lakh and the date of award is Dec 13, 2013. The objective of the project is to give reliable electricity supply to the surrounding villages like Leishangthem Kelimakhong, Keibung, Keibung Wangmataba, Khekman, Thoubal Moijing, Sabal Tongba, Thoubal Ningombam, Leishangthem, Thoudam, Irong Thokchom, Maibam Konjil, Iram Siphai, etc. The 33/11KV Sub-station at Lilong Ushoipokpi was taken up under 10th Plan RGGVY (Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana) with an estimated cost of Rs 3.50 crore.
With the installation of 33/11 KV Sub- Stations access to electricity to all the rural households will be enabled which in turn will bring about rapid development of agro based industries in the district.

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