53,000 services take underground cable route in Visakhapatnam

As many as 53,003 services have been so far converted to underground electrical cabling network in Visakhapatnam

The project was taken up by the Andhra Pradesh Eastern Power Distribution Company Limited (APEPDCL) under the Andhra Pradesh Disaster Recovery Project (APDRP). The project has achieved 60 per cent financial progress i.e., Rs 4.57 billion has so far been spent against the total estimated project cost of Rs 7.55 billion. The World Bank is providing financial assistance to the project.