Dec 28: The electrification in Tsirang is gaining momentum in the recent years, as government prepared for extension of power supply to rural areas as well.
The residents of Dunglagang and Shemjong blocks in Tsirang district are hiring electricians for internal wiring in their houses with hopes to receive power supply within next year.
This has benefited the suppliers of wires, tubes, bulbs, sockets, and other electrical equipment. Few electricians, who received two-months training from the government, of the villages seem to get busy with the start of the New Year.
Till date, the villagers depend on lamp lit through kerosene for lightning purposes. The villagers also expressed happiness that they would be able to charge their mobiles at home, which until now had to purchase batteries on exhaustion.
Electrification of the 262 households in Shemjong in expected to complete in seven months and 332 households in Dunglagang in 10 months.