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Pema Khandu assures work for uninterrupted power supply


Devdiscourse News Desk itanagar India
Updated: 18-02-2019 19:55 IST
Pema Khandu assures work for uninterrupted power supply

He congratulated the Arunachal Pradesh Energy Development Agency (APEDA) for installing the 50 kW solar power plant at the DC office, an official release said. Image Credit: Pixabay

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu Monday said his government is making all-out efforts to provide uninterrupted power supply in the state. The Centre has already sanctioned an amount of Rs 3,500 crore to bring the off-grid connections in far-flung villages of the state under the grid, he said while inaugurating a 50 kW solar power plant at Tawang. "Works are being taken up for this in a phased manner," Khandu said.

He congratulated the Arunachal Pradesh Energy Development Agency (APEDA) for installing the 50 kW solar power plant at the DC office, an official release said.

Khandu while terming the government employees as 'backbone' of the state said that it is the duty of the government to take care of its employees. "The state government is ready to give some more benefits to the government employees in days to come depending upon the state exchequer, but at the same time they should also reciprocate and give their service sincerely in delivering service to the people," the chief minister said.

Khandu appreciated the good work culture and team work being shown by Tawang district administration by providing services to the interior villages through Sarkar Aapke Dwar (government at your doorstep) camps. The chief minister also announced that to solve the accommodation problem to government employees in Tawang, the government is working on a housing complex for its staff, the release added.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : India

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