Sagar Is­lands elec­tri­fi­ca­tion com­plete

Electrical Monitor - - PROJECTS COMMISSIONED -

he 100-per cent elec­tri­fi­ca­tion pro­ject of Sagar Is­land by West Ben­gal State Elec­tric­ity Dis­tri­bu­tion Com­pany Ltd that re­ceived fund­ing from the World Bank (ICZ) and State Fund was re­cently com­mis­sioned by Ster­ling and Wil­son Pvt. Ltd. The pro­ject will di­rectly ben­e­fit the in­hab­i­tants of Sagar Is­land by mak­ing grid power avail­able to them at their door step thus fa­cil­i­tat­ing ac­cel­er­ated ir­ri­ga­tion, sup­port to the food pro­cess­ing in­dus­try, strength­en­ing of education and health ser­vice, and pro­vid­ing much needed boost to the de­vel­op­ment of tourism on the Is­land. With the com­ple­tion of the pro­ject the en­tire pop­u­la­tion of around 2.26 lakh peo­ple which amounts to around 43,000 house­holds liv­ing on the Is­land will have ac­cess to grid con­nected power sup­ply.

Ster­ling and Wil­son, com­mis­sioned the 100-per cent elec­tri­fi­ca­tion pro­ject of Sagar Is­lands pop­u­larly known as Gan­gasagar that is si­t­u­ated in South 24 Par­ganas district of West Ben­gal near the Bay of Ben­gal. Un­der this pro­ject Ster­ling and Wil­son was en­trusted with the de­sign,

Tengi­neer­ing, sup­ply, erec­tion, test­ing and com­mis­sion­ing of ma­te­ri­als for the com­plete elec­tri­fi­ca­tion of all 42 mouzas of Sagar Is­land with 100 per cent house­hold elec­tri­fi­ca­tion work. Ster­ling and Wil­son was ap­pointed to im­ple­ment this pro­ject by the West Ben­gal State Elec­tric­ity Dis­tri­bu­tion Com­pany Ltd due to its ex­cel­lent pro­ject ex­e­cu­tion record and su­pe­rior en­gi­neer­ing ca­pa­bil­i­ties.

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