Sunday, May 24, 2009

Lights for urban and rural areas in Jaffna

(SO)A massive electrification scheme to provide electricity to all urban and rural areas in the Jaffna Peninsula will be launched by the Power and Energy Ministry shortly, on a directive by Minister W.D.J. Seneviratne.

The Power and Energy Minister told the Sunday Observer yesterday that the Chunnakam power plant which is being constructed in the Northern province is expected to add 35 megawatts to the national grid and the new power plant will benefit Jaffna and several other suburban districts. Full text Share on Facebook