Port Blair, May 19: Former State President BJP-ANI, Shri Vishal Jolly spoke with Chief Secretary A & N Administration Shri Jitendra Narain and briefed about the following issues which needs to be addressed immediately for the wellbeing of the remotely located Katchal Islanders.

Power Supply: Jolly mentioned that today afternoon onwards no power supply available in Katchal Island due to failure of DG sets. He informed that out of 03 DG sets, 02 already got repaired 04 months back, only one DG set was functioning, even that got repaired. Non-availability of power backup in PHC Katchal, patients are also suffering badly.

BSNL Mobile Network: BSNL network is also affected due to power cut and no back up facility available in BSNL station to provide uninterrupted mobile network.

Katchal island is also facing inadequate water supply due to power failure, RO water supply also affected and people are badly suffered to these basic needs for survival.

The Chief Secretary assured early action in this regard to solve these problems.