Balasore: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday said that no village will be in dark and every village of the state will be electrified by the end of 2012 as various schemes have been taken up.

Stating this while inaugurating a 132/33 KV grid sub-station at Basta in the district, he listed out several welfare measures undertaken by the state government for uplift of the poor, distress and und

BALASORE: Industrialists of North Orissa have criticised the State Government for forcing the Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) to enforce power cuts in the state citing shortage of power during summer.

The North Orissa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NOCCI) has opposed the decision of supplying 25 per cent less power to the industries.