Panaji, August 29, 2019 …. The Chief Minister, Dr Pramod Sawant held a review meeting with officials from the Electricity Department, at Secretariat in Porvorim, recently. Present at the meeting was the Chief Electrical Engineer, Smt Reshma Mathew. During the meeting, the Chief Minister directed all the Executive Engineers (EEs) and Assistant Engineers (AEs) to make a constituency wise review of requirements for street lighting and submit them to the concerned electricity officials so that these are looked into at the earliest.
The Chief Minister further said that all conventional lighting and non-conventional street lighting should be fixed as soon as possible so that people are not inconvenienced during the forthcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival. The Chief Minister said that the engineers should concentrate on providing street lighting around the areas where idols of Ganesh are immersed.
He further asked the Department officials to ensure that the concerned contractor for LED street lighting repairs all non-working LED fixtures and asked the engineers to assist them wherever required.