Panaji:February 15, 2017 … Minister for Housing Board Shri Jayesh Salgaonkar commissioned Aerial Bunched Cables For High Tension Lines At 11 KV at Saraswati Mandir hall Reis-Magos, Bardez today.
Shri Dennis Rodrigues Assistant Engineer, Shri Pitesh Shinori Junior Engineer, Shri Shailendra Parulekar Sarpanch Reis Magos,Smt.Siya Nagvekar, Deputy Sarpanch Reis Magos, Pilerne Sarpanch, Shri Piedade Almedia Sarpanch Nerul, Shri Prakash Hoble Deputy Sarpanch Nerul, were present along with other Panch members.
Shri Salgaonkar while speaking on the occasion expressed his happiness informing that in entire Goa this is the second place where this project has been commissioned.
The feeder once declared faulty the station staff has to walk along distance of 20kms to attend with the commissioning of this facility the difficulties being faced in locating the fault which is tedious and takes lot of time to restore power supply in overhead open wire will be resolved. He further informed that the solution to this problem is derived by putting new insulated high tension line which is called Aerial bunched cable where the bird fault, falling of palm leaves, tree branches falling and insulator failure are totally eliminated by the Aerial bunch cable. Since this cable is insulated the power supply is more reliable up to 99% to overhead existing network he said.
The Minister said a number of new poles will be erected between the existing line span to support the Aerial Bunch Cable and are concreted. The total cost of this project is 8 crores and the scope of work cover an area of 28.59 kms new Aerial Bunch Cable line. He therefore request all residents of village to co-operate with electricity department staff and contractor and make this project of Aerial Bunch Cable a big success in speedy implementation. He also spoke about the other Developmental work to be Taken up.
Shri Suvarna Singh Rane welcomed the guests Shri Krishna Naik compered and Smt Siya Nagvekar Deputy Sarpanch Reis Magos village Panchayat proposed the vote of thanks.