The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL), Nashik zone has installed high voltage distribution system (HVDS) in Ahmednagar and Nashik districts and started supplying power to agriculture consumers.
The first connections were given to Vithabai Thakre of Ganur village in Chandwad taluka and Ravindra Ukande of Mith Pimpri village in Ahmednagar taluka.
Thakre had paid for the connection in 2010, while Ukande had paid for the connection in October 2011.
The HVDS which will give farmers quality power supply without interruptions, though the protocol of load shedding will be followed. While 11,000 farmers in Nashik district will benefit from the scheme which will cost Rs 266 crore, in Ahmednagar district, about 8,700 farmers will benefit at a cost of Rs 172 crore. The project is in various phases of completion. Read more
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