TULSIPUR: As many as 1,023 dalit households in Dang have received electricity free of cost in connection with bringing the dalit community to the access of electricity facility.
According to Nepal Electricity Authority, Dang, dalit people from poor economic class in different parts of the district are provided with free electricity.
The electrification cost Rs. 2.64 million, said Office Chief Gopal Bahadur Saha.
Dalit households in Ghorahi and Lamahi have been connected to power supply under the first round of electrification. Dalit households in other parts of the district will get the service soon on the basis of priority, he said.
As per the provision set by the Office for getting free electricity service, one should apply for it at the office with necessary documents proving her/him a dalit. The electrification has brought cheers on the dalit people here.