Punjab Energy Minister opinions coal and energy preparations required for the upcoming paddy season
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Energy Minister S. Harbhajan Singh ETO, on Friday, reviewed coal and energy preparations required for the upcoming paddy season and directed PSPCL to generate most energy from all sources and guarantee common provide of energy for direct sowing of paddy. Stressing upon the necessity for offering uninterrupted energy provide in the course of the paddy season, the Minister requested the senior officers to make vital preparations to make sure uninterrupted energy provide in the course of the season in order that farmers might get energy provide as per stipulated time restrict.
The Energy Minister presiding over the assembly, which was attended by Principal Secretary Energy Mr. Tejvir Singh, CMD PSPCL Mr. Baldev Singh Sran, Director Distribution Mr. DPS Grewal and different senior officers of PSPCL, reviewed the preparations of coal and energy required for the upcoming Paddy Season. Directing PSPCL for growing manpower to strengthen criticism redressal system and de-loading overloaded grids, traces and transformers, the Minister requested PSPCL to make sure most era of energy.
Additional, the Energy Minister directed PSPCL to make sure common energy provide to the agriculture sector for direct sowing of rice as per schedule notified by the federal government. He additionally appealed to the farmers for adopting direct sowing of paddy, asking them to co-operate in saving floor water by adopting this system and avail the good thing about subsidy of Rs. 1500 per acre being supplied by the state authorities.
The Minister, whereas giving directions to regulate the menace of theft of electrical energy within the state, additionally exhorted the officers to synergize their efforts to make sure common and uninterrupted energy provide to all classes of customers within the state.