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Priority for those who are in security divisions in the supply of electricity”

Hon. Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Power, Energy and Business Development advised the parties concerned to give priority to the personnel who are in tri forces, police and civil security divisions who have not still been supplied electricity at the supply of electricity connections.

From next August personnel of tri forces, police and civil security services are allowed to get electricity connections immediately without any delay and without being in a waiting list confirming their identity along with the application when requesting new electricity connections. Accordingly, this opportunity could be obtained by the submission of the request for electricity along with a certification of the officer – in –charge including the employee’s name, address and employee number.

Under the programme on supply electricity for all, implemented by the government, the country has been electrified 100% in general. Ministry of Power, Energy and Business Development has become successful in the supply of electricity to all except the people who are residing in the areas far from reaching the main system, people who imagine that electricity is not a necessity and the public who are requesting new electricity connections.

Hon. Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Power, Energy and Business Development who has the paramount  objective of supplying high quality electricity at a stretch to a reasonable price, states that “Ranaviru Arunalu” electricity service is implemented to pay the honour of the country to the tri – forces, police and civil security service who render a yeoman service to the country.