Sixteen villages in Jaffna get electricity supply

[TamilNet, Sunday, 02 March 2003, 14:24 GMT]
Minister of Power and Energy Mr.Karu Jayasuriya Sunday inaugurated electricity supply to sixteen villages in the Jaffna district. The electricity supply to these villages was disconnected ten years ago, Ceylon Electricity Board sources said.

Minister Mr.Karu Jayasuriya and his deputy Mr.Sagara Ratnayake from Sunday morning till noon switched on newly installed transformers at Kuppilan, Navakiri, Puttur, Viyaparimoolai and Vallipurakovilady extending the power supply to several villages in the Valigamam north division, sources said.

In the afternoon several transformers were switched on by Minister Karu Jayasuriya and his deputy at Avarankal, Vatharawathai, Sirupiddy, Karanthan, Kopay Krishnan Kovilady, Kondavil, Kumarakoddam, Navaly, Mathagal, Ilavalai and Mahiapitty in the Valigamam east division, sources said.

Ministers Mr. T.Maheswaran, Dr.Jayalath Jayawardene, Jaffna district parliamentarian Mr.M.K.Sivajilingam, General Manager of the CEW Mr.S.S.Wijeratne, CEB's northern region general manager Mr.S.Muthuratnanandan also participated in the event,

Minister Mr.Karu Jayasuriya addressing a meeting at Jaffna Weerasingham Hall said that the large scale electrification project has been taken by his ministry because of the direction by the Prime Minister that people of Jaffna should enjoy benefit of the peace process.

Minister Mr.Karu Jayasuriya added that more than six thousand families would benefit by the power supply inaugurated Sunday. He said more than sixty thousand families have electricity facilities.

 

Latest 15 Reports
22.06.18 13:20   Photo
Colombo's TID wants to interrogate Tamil journalist from Batticaloa
21.06.18 16:24   Photo
Jaffna Tamil fishers mobilise against southern poaching, expose conduct of SL police
20.06.18 11:52  
Wigneswaran's secretary accuses SL Presidential Secretariat of dodging land release in North
19.06.18 18:33   Photo
SL military stationed in 6,275 acres of public and private lands in Vaakarai, Batticaloa
18.06.18 23:05  
Occupying SL Police in Jaffna again blamed for dodging action on criminal policemen
17.06.18 23:51   Photo
SL policemen fire to kill Tamil man at Church premises in Mallaakam, Jaffna
16.06.18 20:31  
US naval, seismic partnerships with genocidal Sri Lanka bring miseries to Eezham Tamils in Trincomalee
15.06.18 21:07   Photo
Swiss ruling, a precedent-setting victory for Right of Self-Determination oriented freedom fighters
14.06.18 20:03  
Only an international investigation would establish truth on enforced disappeared
13.06.18 22:37   Photo
Colombo schemes Sinhala military-led industrialisation of KKS exploiting geopolitics
12.06.18 19:49   Photo
Mannaar mass grave could be from early 1990s, shocking details emerge
11.06.18 14:38  
Sirisena yet to revoke Gazette notification of Colombo's seizure of Champoor lands
10.06.18 19:14  
Tamil families caught in dilemma of transferring lands in Seruvila, Trincomalee
09.06.18 19:04  
SL military attempts to rout out Tamil shop owners in Ampaa'rai village
08.06.18 18:17  
131 Sinhala Buddhist installations crop up in North after 2009: NPC
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=8454