February 22, 2024

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Andhra Pradesh to extend free power to farm sector during Kharif season

Andhra Pradesh governing administration will offer totally free ability for nine hrs to eighty one for every cent of feeders of the farm sector during the Kharif time and will enhance it to 100 for every cent for the subsequent Rabi time.

This was uncovered in a evaluate conference held here on Friday chaired by Point out Main Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. Thanks to problems relating to Covid-19 pandemic and its effect on the Point out ability sector, the situation of offer of totally free electrical energy to farmers for nine hrs has been limited to eighty one for every cent.

 

In the preceding Kharif time, ability was provided to only fifty eight for every cent of the feeders during the day time. Now, the point out is completely ready to provide the ability for 9 hrs to eighty one for every cent of the feeders, Point out Electric power Secretary N Srikanth, informed.

The Main Minister was even so keen that there really should be 100 for every cent offer. He requested the officials to offer totally free ability to 100 for every cent feeders from the subsequent Rabi time.

The Main Minister sought details on the progress of the proposed 10,000 MW capacity photo voltaic ability plant. Officers stated that the works would start off by thirty day period-stop.