As a lot of as 1,289 government-operate major and higher primary universities in Prayagraj are functioning without the need of electricity connections. This contains 712 universities which are located 40 metres or significantly less from an electrical power pole, officials claimed.

Taking powerful cognisance of this shortcoming, chief growth officer (CDO) Ashish Kumar has purchased speedy action in this regard on September 25, so that all 2,852 authorities main and higher major faculties in Prayagraj have electrical power connections, they extra. The CDO took notice of the reality that owing to deficiency of electrical energy connections, correct lights and lovers are not able to be furnished in these colleges.

He ordered the basic shiksha adhikari (BSA), block training officers (BEOs) involved and energy division govt engineer to jointly make attempts to assure appropriate power connections to these universities on a precedence basis, officers said.

“The division of essential training had made payment for electricity connections in 1,245 schools at the amount of Rs 6,955 for each school in the money calendar year 2016-17. Even so, 847 universities did not get the relationship even just after four decades getting handed by. Similarly, in the economic yr 2017-18, Rs 6,955 per college was also paid out to the energy division for electricity connection in 528 educational facilities. Out of these, 442 faculties did not get the energy link,” reported Prayagraj BSA Sanjay Kumar Kushwaha.

In this way, if each financial a long time are taken into account, 1,289 colleges have not been granted electricity connections by the section despite the payments acquiring been designed.

Of these, there are 712 educational institutions whose distance from electric power poles is considerably less than 40 metres. Not only this, the electricity department had also not presented payments of colleges till March 2018, thanks to which payments experienced not been not staying designed till date. The BSA said that the block instruction officers have been directed to contact the principals of the educational facilities involved and secure energy connections on a priority basis.