Sagar Islands electrification complete
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.