I was just watching the TV news two days ago that electricity has reached three villages of the Elephanta Island
after 70 years of independence, and this has led to much joy and enthusiasm among the people there," he said.
Summary: There are three villages on Elephanta Island
, where locals are mostly engaged in tourism, fishing, rice cultivation and boat repairing
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Investment in "off-grid" energy schemes such as that on Elephanta Island
could be the way forward for hard-to-reach rural areas, he said, as "the centralized system has failed to deliver" with power cuts widespread where supplies exist.
Investment in 'off-grid' energy schemes such as that on Elephanta Island
could be the way forward for hard-to-reach rural areas, he said, as 'the centralised system has failed to deliver' with power cuts widespread where supplies exist.
Escape the chaos of the city to relax on the hour-long ferry to the Unesco world heritage site of Elephanta Island
WHAT TO DO For families Take a boat to Elephanta Island
and explore the magical cave temples.
Broken patches of oil have been cleared around Elephanta Island
, a world heritage site and tourist attraction in Mumbai Harbour, the defence ministry said in a statement.
The easiest - and most rewarding - excursion is a 40-minute boat trip to Elephanta Island
It's worth taking a boat from the Gateway of India to Elephanta Island
, to see the seventh century carvings of gods hewn into rockfaces.
Five years later there had been a turnaround in attitude thanks to the completion of the Elephanta Island
restoration in 1999 and, the following year, of the municipality's Corporation Hall after fire damage.
Sixth-century cave temples carved into rock can be found on Elephanta Island
, reached by ferry.