Agartala April 22: A sudden storm on Friday caused widespread damage across the state. Electricity has been the most damaged. Power supply was disrupted at various places. The state has 23 electricity divisions and 79 sub-divisions. The number of polls is over 13 lakhs. There are ST, LT and ELT poles.
The line has 52,000 km. The number of transformers is eighteen thousand. Ratan Lal Nath, the minister of the department, informed about this in a press conference in Mahakaran on Saturday. As many as 577 poles were damaged by the storm on Friday. 337 km of line has been torn. 600 meters of EST line has been torn. 97 transformers were damaged. Normalization of services under wartime conditions is underway. So far, 60 percent of parts and power lines have been repaired in Jampuijala division. About 70 percent work has been completed in Jirania, Vishalgarh, Sonamura, Belonia, Bagafa, Kumarghat, Kanchanpur, Khowai, divisions. Some problems that arose in Udaipur have been asked to be solved quickly.
The minister informed after looking into the whole matter. 1417 complaints have been filed in the city. 439 are in progress. The staff of the office and corporation is working diligently. Minister Ratan Lal Nath urged people from all parts to come forward and help during natural disasters. He also said that financial arrangements are being made for the required number of workers and vehicles and parts.