A STS based prepaid vending system was inaugurated at Tripura State Electricity Corporation Limited’s Office in Electrical Division No. II in Agartala on Sunday. In the inauguration Principal Secretary for Power, Shashi Ranjan Kumar , Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Devvarma were also present.
The Deputy Chief Minister on the event said that since the formation of the Tripura cabinet it has been trying to introduce prepaid meters. From now on, all the people of the state of Tripura will be able to recharge their electricity through the card. 1 lakh 84 thousand of these meters have been purchased so far. If this prepaid meter is turned on, electricity theft will stop.
Report by Bikram Karmakar, Special Correspondent Tripura