83 percent Sopore street lights defunct

83 percent Sopore street lights defunct

SRINAGAR: In north Kashmir’s Sopore town, 83 percent of the total 299 installed streets lights are lying defunct, the Legislative Assembly was informed on Wednesday.
To a query raised by MLA Abdul Rashid regarding status of streets lights, Minster of Housing and Urban Development Dr Nirmal Singh in a written reply told the house that only 53 street lights are functional in the Sopore town out of it’s the total 299 street lights installed.
He said efforts are being made to restore the defunct lights during the current fiscal with the government also proposing additional 105 LED lights at cost of Rs 6.16 lakh.
The government, he said, will consult the public representative while installing these lights.

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