The ministry of power would be working out strategy and plan to electrify the villages coming under the pockets considered to be the hotbed of Left Wing Extremism (LWE).
“A separate plan would be designed to take electricity to the villages affected by Naxal activities,” said Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal in an interaction with the local media through video conferencing on Friday. It was a matter of concern that the electrification work could not be taken up in the LWE-affected areas including Dantewada, Bastar and Sukma, among others in Chhattisgarh, Goyal added. Read more
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