Bajura: Nepal Electricity Authority, Bajura has started power supply to the people through the national transmission line for the first time in the district.
The electricity service was supplied after the connection of the transmission line in five houses at Sera of Budhiganga Municipality-3.
Assistant Chief of Nepal Electricity Authority, Bajura Distribution Centre, Mr. Padam Bahadur Bam said a 50 KV transmitter was connected to the houses of locals Ranga Rana, Bhakta Rana, Lal Bahadur Damai, Janga Rawal, and Karna Rawal. The locals were delighted when the authority supplied electricity to their houses for the first time.
Electricity poles were installed at almost every place to provide electricity service at wards 1, 2 and 3 of Budhiganga Municipality through the national transmission line.
Mayor of the municipality, Mr. Deepak Bikram Shah, said that electricity service will be available in those places within two months. The NEA is aiming to supply electricity to 1,000 households. He added-“The municipality had allocated more than four million rupees for management of electricity. Electricity supply was managed from the national transmission line in coordination with the NEA.”
According to Authority Distribution Centre, Bajura, in the first phase the electricity was being supplied to some houses from the national transmission line and it will gradually be expanded to other areas.