Panjim: April 15, 2018 … Minister for Rural Development and Housing Shri. Jayesh Salgaonkar met Minister for Power Shri. Pandurang Madkaikar to discuss the problems of frequent load shading observed in the area of Saligao at Secretariat Porvorim today. This meeting was attended by the senior officials of Electricity department where in numerous problems faced by people from saligao due to load shading were discussed. Minister Shri. Salgaokar stressed upon the need to upgrade the facilities which could improve the power supply as so far no provisions are done to tackle the shortfalls of electricity supply in the Saligao. He also informed in the meeting that only main power line is laid and no other infrastructure is raised to improve the power supply in the area of Saligao.
Minister Shri. Salgaonkar had a discussion over the proposal to construct 220/33 KV substation at Saligao by which people could have permanent relief from load shading.
People of Saligao are facing hardship as there is frequent load shading. Hence Minister Shri. Salgaonkar put forward the various proposals to get uninterrupted power supply at least for another 40 to 50 years.