Member of Parliament Demands Immediate Repair all Three DG Sets of Katchal Island

Port Blair, May 20: The Member of Parliament, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration to send necessary spare parts and technicians to Katchal Island to repair atleast one DG set as soon as possible followed by another two DG sets to bring some relief for people of Katchal Island.

In a letter addressed to the Chief Secretary, the Member of Parliament pointed out that in Katchal Island there were 03 DG sets out of which two were already non-functional and the third one has suffered breakdown yesterday afternoon, because of which there is a total blackout in Katchal Island.

He added that due to total blackout in Katchal Island the mobile network has also got disrupted and there is a serious challenge in pumping water and hence people of Katchal Island are facing water shortage.