It is not news to anyone that the open electric panel boxes of MSEDC installed at many spots of the city have become threat to the people but despite this MSEDC has failed to repair or replace them. Five residents of Airoli, Koperkhaine and Turbhe have lost their lives due to open wires and panel boxes of MSEDC and despite this MSEDC have made no effort to do anything about it. MSEDC Superintending Officer claims that they have spent around Rs 15 lakhs in repairing and replacing the panel boxes. But looking at the condition of these deplorable and deteriorating panel boxes one wonders where the Rs 15 laksh have gone. This is the panel box at Koperkhairane which took the life of a two year boy, Aniket. Situated in narrow lanes these panel boxes are a threat to the locals who voiced their concerned to NMTV News. There are around 11000 panel boxes in Navi Mumbai which supply electricity to the city but lack of repair and maintenance these panel boxes have become a threat to the residents. With cameraperson Vinayak Dalvi, Sudhir Sharma for NMTV News.
September 26, 2017