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Anantnag’s Tethan village gets electricity

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Anantnag: Villagers of the tribal area of Tethan in Dooru, Anantnag got electricity for the first time, locals and officials said.

They said that the village, some 45 km from Anantnag town and with a population of around 200 people, were provided power under the centrally sponsored PM Development Package scheme.

After using traditional methods for heating and lighting thus far, the locals said it is very pleasant to watch electric bulbs lighting up their homes.

Power department officials said that the village was provided electricity after solving the issue of transmission network. They said they had to erect 95 poles to bring electricity to the village. “A 63 KV transformer was installed for 60 houses,” an official said.

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