Kerala will become total electrification state by 2017,said minister for electricity Kadakampally Surendran.
An intensive program would be launched in Augusts to meet the target by August 15,2017 to declare Kerala,as the total electrification state.
He was addressing government officials,chiefs of local self government offices and people’s representatives as part of this scheme at Collectorate Conference Hall in Kozhikode on Saturday.
It was the first district level meeting in Kerala on this regard.The minister said that around 2.5 lakh houses are still not electrified.
A study will be conducted in ward level to identify non-electrified houses in the state. Kudumbasree workers,social workers and ward members will take part in the survey.