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Machil in J&K gets electricity for the 1st time since independence

Aug 27, 2020 08:24 IST

Two weeks after Keran sector in Jammu and Kashmir got electricity for the first time, Machil has become second sector in Kupawara district along the LoC to get 24-hour power supply for the first time since independence. Until now, electricity was being provided to 20 villages in the Machil sector through generators but now they would be getting power though electricity grids. Kupwara District Collector Anshul Garg said that 25,000 people in 9 villages of the area have started getting electricity and all the remaining villages will be connected to the grid in the next 20 days.

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