Sinlung /
08 April 2012

Pre-Paid Power Service Begins in Manipur, Apr 8 : The state Power Department has started distributing power through pre paid system in Manipur.

Power officials said power supply in the areas where the pre paid system has been launched will be available for about 16 hours a day. The official said the scheme has already been introduced in some areas of Paona Bazar and Thangal Bazar in Imphal city, adding works are on to start the system at Palace Compound, Ragailong.

It will slowly expand to other parts of the city, they added. According to Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh, following poor revenue collection in the department, the state government was not able to purchase adequate power.


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