Yangon Electricity Supply Corp opens 33/11 kV-5 MVA substation in Twantay

Union Minister U Win Khaing and Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein visit the 33/11 kV-5 MVA substation in Twantay Township yesterday.  Photo: MNA
Union Minister U Win Khaing and Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein visit the 33/11 kV-5 MVA substation in Twantay Township yesterday. Photo: MNA

Yangon Electricity Supply Corporation opened its 33/11 kV-5 MVA substation in Twantay Township, the south district of Yangon Region, yesterday morning.
Union Minister for Electricity and Energy U Win Khaing attended the opening ceremony, and made a speech on power distribution in the region.
He emphasized the importance of public collaboration while the ministry is working for more distribution of electricity for socioeconomic development of people.
Out of 1,031 villages in the south district of the Yangon Region, electricity from the national grid has reached to 598 villages amounting 58 per cent of the total villages in 2018-2019 fiscal year, increasing from 475 villages of 46 per cent in 2018.
For the entire area of the Yangon Region, 64 per cent of the villages have access to electricity in 2018-2019 fiscal year, and is expected to increase to 87 per cent in 2019-2020 FY. The Ministry has also targeted 100 percent power supply to the whole region by December 2020.
Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein also delivered a speech and Twantay Township Pyithu Hluttaw MP U Myint Lwin and Khettiya New Village’ Administrator U Wunna Soe expressed thanks for the substation. — MNA (Translated by Aung Khin)

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