Nagpur: Taking a serious view of Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule’s instructions, Mayor Pravin Datke called for a meeting of officials concerned on Tuesday afternoon and directed them to repair and electrify all street-lights before Ganesh Visarjan.
Present during the meeting were NMC Standinig Committee Chairman Ramesh Shingare, Ruling party leader Dayashankar Tiwari, NMC Electricity Department Committee Chairman Sunil Agrawal, EE (Elect) Sanjay Jaiswal and officials of departments concerned.
The state of affairs of ‘OFF’ street lights in the city is as follows:
Zone 1–LED lamps 325, General lamp 450; Zone 2–LED 300, General 307; Zone 3–LED 221, General 391; Zone 4–LED 103, General 112; Zone 5–LED 132, General 301; Zone 6–LED 24, General 223; Zone 7–LED 37, General 463; Zone 8–LED 608, General 388; Zone 9–LED 355, general 404; Zone 10–LED 149, General 326 (In all, LED 2254 and General 3365).
At the concluding part of the meeting, Ramesh Shingare suggested that the contractors be asked to employ more number of workers to expedite the work of electrification, before Ganesh Visarjan.