REA failing free electricity connections

A new report faults the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) for the failure to connect all the targeted 300,000 households to the grid last year.

It says only 67 per cent of the premises were connected under the free Electricity Connections Policy (ECP). The report titled ‘Electricity Supply Industry Performance Report for the Year 2019’, released in August 2020, accuses REA of not availing power distribution utilities with connection material.

Read more: The Observer



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