Andhra Pradesh to set up agency to supply renewable energy for agriculture, aquaculture

The Andhra Pradesh authorities has made the decision to set up Andhra Pradesh Inexperienced Energy

The Andhra Pradesh authorities has made the decision to set up Andhra Pradesh Inexperienced Energy Company Ltd (Apgecl) with a mandate to offer power no cost to agriculture customers and at subsidised fees to aquaculture.

Condition Minister for I&PR Perni Venkataramaiah claimed, the Cabinet made the decision to variety this new corporation to just take treatment of renewable power to source no cost power for nine hours in the working day time to the agricultural sector via solar power.

Solar Energy capacity

It is proposed to bringabout ten,000 MW less than its fold to source no cost of cost to farmers and at a subsidy to the aqua farmers. The Union Ministry for New and Renewable Energy presents a money help of ₹20 lakh for each MW.

The Condition plans to utilise this facility for the establishment of solar power projects.

The proposed Apgecl would be managed by the AP Genco and eighteen new posts have been sanctioned which include that of chairman and managing director.

Other decisions

The Cabinet made the decision to set up Andhra Pradesh Condition Money Company Confined to aid proper utilisation of surplus money.

It also made the decision to set up AP Condition Agricultural Council to offer a mechanism to guarantee source of high-quality seeds, fertilisers and pesticides to farmers.

The Agriculture Council would also supervise and control the performing of agriculture and horticulture colleges in the Condition and accord recognition to them.

It would also keep an eye on the performing of community and private organisations in the sector.

The Cabinet has made the decision to carry about amendments to the Panchayat Raj Act to make it additional transparent.

The Minister claimed a choice was taken to disqualify a agent of the panchayat, MPTC or ZPTC even just after election, if identified responsible of staying concerned in corrupt procedures.

Notified parts

In purchase to empower the Scheduled Tribes, the Cabinet made the decision to reserve a hundred for each cent seats of sarpanches and ward users in the notified parts to STs.

With regard to the powers of the sarpanches, the Cabinet has made the decision to entrust them with the obligation of getting up sanitation and development of greenery in their respective villages. It has been obligatory for sarpanches to stay in the villages all the time.