Odisha News Insight

3 states to help rebuild Odisha post Fani

The State Government has requested three States for additional skilled manpower for the restoration of the critically impaired distribution networks in Puri as about 48 per cent electricity consumers of Puri district still going without power even after a month of cyclone Fani hit the coastal district on May 3.

10,000 workers from outside the State were involved in the restoration works including technical and non-technical workers from Bihar and Madhya Pradesh who are helping in the power distribution utility to the Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU).

Manpower from Kerala, Karanata and West Bengal will be deployed to puri for restoration to rebuilt over 1.5 lakh affected electricity consumers.