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

Andhra Pradesh authorities will offer absolutely free energy for nine several hours to 81 for

Andhra Pradesh authorities will offer absolutely free energy for nine several hours to 81 for each cent of feeders of the farm sector in the course of the Kharif year and will boost it to a hundred for each cent for the upcoming Rabi year.

This was disclosed in a evaluate meeting held below on Friday chaired by Point out Main Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. Owing to problems relating to Covid-19 pandemic and its impression on the Point out energy sector, the concern of offer of absolutely free electricity to farmers for nine several hours has been limited to 81 for each cent.

 

In the earlier Kharif year, energy was provided to only 58 for each cent of the feeders in the course of the working day time. Now, the point out is prepared to present the energy for 9 several hours to 81 for each cent of the feeders, Point out Electric power Secretary N Srikanth, educated.

The Main Minister was even so keen that there need to be a hundred for each cent offer. He ordered the officials to offer absolutely free energy to a hundred for each cent feeders from the upcoming Rabi year.

The Main Minister sought facts on the development of the proposed 10,000 MW potential photo voltaic energy plant. Officers said that the works would start out by month-close.