Press "Enter" to skip to content

Posts published in “Day: April 21, 2019”

Rains play spoilsport for solar streetlights to function

Cantonment Board to consider conventional lights HP NEWS SERVICE Shillong, Apr 20: The Shillong Cantonment Board will consider installing conventional lights with the pre-installed solar street lights along the Boucher Road in the city as rain plays spoilsport. Cantonment Board Chief Executive Officer (CEO) D. Kyndiah said that though the solar street lights were secured from theft, the location of Boucher road is such that streetlights do not receive ample sunshine for them to function. “We have tackled the problem of battery theft in the area by using iron clamps attached to both the lights and the batteries. However, we…