Monday, February 15, 2010

$3.9m for Rural Electrification in Ra Province

Fiji Times - Tuesday, February 16, 2010

THE Department of Energy is spending about $3.9million for the electrification of 604 families in the Ra Province.

Department supervisor Frank Rokowaqa said projects were in progress.

Mr Rokowaqa, who was part of the government tour of the province last week, said they had projects from Vunikavikaloa to Waimicia, Tokaimalo district and Rokoroko Village and settlement. Mr Rokowaqa said the communities also contributed partly to the project.

In this case, they had to pay 5 per cent of the total cost of the project.

Four districts in Ra, they had to pay $231, 184 for their projects. Mr Rokowaqa said those from Vunikavikaloa would pay $9,530.80, the Tokaimalo district pay $204,538.50 and those from Rokoroko Village would pay $17,114.75.

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