Electricity to be fully restored in Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur by May 12: Chief Secretary

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi today reviewed the post-cyclone Fani restoration work in Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts and informed that power supply will be restored in these districts by May 12.

“The devastating cyclone Fani claimed three lives in Kendrapara, however, about 1.17 lakh people were evacuated successfully to safer places in the district. Till date, 80% electricity has been restored in the district and we will achieve full restoration within two days,” said Padhi.

“Around 240 water supply units out of 277 in different villages of the district are in working condition. The crop damage in the districts is being assessed and the victims will receive subsidies and compensation,” added Padhi.

The Chief Secretary also reviewed the post cyclone situation in Jagatsinghpur district and said “Relief distribution will continue till May 11 and electricity restoration to every block office will be completed by May 12.”