UP cabinet nod for proposal on power supply to cities, villages

UP CM Yogi Adityanath holds second Cabinet meeting: List of important decisions taken

"It is the dream of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah and the Chief Minister that every house, every poor and every village get power by 2018", Uttar Pradesh's Power Minister Shrikant Sharma told the media after the Cabinet meeting.

"It is easy to take decisions in the cabinet but very hard to implement on ground level".

In an effort to end the miseries of potato growers in Uttar Pradesh, the state government today chose to purchase one lakh metric tonnes of potato from farmers at Rs 487 per quintal.

"For this government, every village is a VIP and efforts are being made to ensure 24-hour uninterrupted power supply in rural areas also by October 2018", he said.

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The chief minister directed the officials to ensure uninterrupted supply to the villages from 6 in the evening to 6 in the morning so as to help the students prepare for exams.

Sharma said though the SP government too had announced to provide 18-hour power to rural areas, it failed to implement it on the ground. The Cabinet has decided that the electricity department will have to replace non-working transformers within 48 hours instead of the previous deadline of 72 hours.

Sharma pointed out that 24-hour power supply had been ensured during "Navratra" to all the "shaktipeeths" (religious places).

Announcing a one-time settlement scheme, Sharma said it was chose to waive surcharge on domestic connection and take only principal amount of the bill. "In addition, farmers having bills of over Rs 10,000 pending will get relief in the form of making the payment in four instalments over a period of one year", he said.

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He has served in different capacities in the Uttar Pradesh government, including as District Magistrate of Gorakhpur and and Varanasi, Lok Sabha constituencies of Adityanath and Prime Minister Narendra Modi respectively.

"The government wants to give adequate price to potato growers. We will give them three months to show it into practice", he added.

The Cabinet also made a decision to ink a pact with the Centre to ensure 24-hours Power to All by October 2018.

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