Electric bill counters to remain shut due to restriction of public movement, consumers advised to pay bill online in Mizoram Credit: Representational image

Aizawl: Mizoram government is making massive efforts to ensure that the state gets uninterrupted power supply during the fight against novel coronavirus, said power and electricity minister R Lalzirliana on Tuesday

He said that a detailed duty roster has been prepared for department staff and all power offices will remain open during the lockdown to avoid any interruption caused by irregular power supply.

Lalzirliana also said that all electric bill counters will remain shut due to restriction of public movement and advised consumers to pay bill online. He instructed all department staff to remain at their respective postings and be prepared to set out for help when called for.

According to the minister, the government would soon commence construction of Rs 465-crore hydro power project on Tuirini river in Saitual district to meet power requirement.

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