As many as 1,120 government-run major and higher major colleges in Prayagraj division are nonetheless functioning with out electrical energy. Both lecturers and college students of those establishments have been compelled to actually sweat it out for the tutorial actions until now and until energy provide is ensured to those colleges, they might be compelled to proceed to endure the issue even when the faculties reopen.

As per the state primary schooling division information, round 309 authorities major and higher major colleges in Prayagraj, 406 in Pratapgarh and 405 in Fatehpur nonetheless lack energy connections and so college students right here don’t have any followers and lights for them. Kaushambi district, nevertheless, is one exception as it’s the solely district within the division the place all the present 978 colleges have correct electrical energy provide.

Power division officers declare they’ve put up electrical energy poles and even laid wires for offering energy provide to most of those colleges utilizing the funds made out there to them for the duty by the essential schooling division. “But for further task of actually ensuring electricity in these schools, we are still to get the funds from the education department,” a senior energy division official stated.

A UP legislative panel had just lately had raised the difficulty throughout a gathering with the officers of the facility division on July 13 and so they had intimated the panel that the schooling division had made out there 86.47 lakh to them and utilizing which that they had ensured energy cables near the varsity buildings and every time the remaining funds have been made out there, they might undertake the remainder of the work.

“We have completed the work that we could using the funds made available to us by the education department. For the remaining work, we have asked for more funds from them,” stated Vinod Kumar Gangwar, chief engineer, Purvanchal Vidhyut Vitran Nigam.

Divisional assistant director (primary schooling), Prayagraj, Ramesh Kumar Tiwari stated the essential shiksha adhikaris of the districts involved had been ordered to make sure energy provide to all authorities major and higher major colleges functioning of their districts in coordination with the facility division officers on precedence. “For the needed funds, already a budget requisition has been made to the state government in this regard,” he added.

Electrified govt major colleges in Prayagraj division:

District  Total SchoolsElectrifiedNon-Electrified
Prayagraj 1,727 1,418 309
Kaushambi 978978
Pratapgarh2,785 2,379 406
Fatehpur641 236 405

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