IEP CHANDIGARH JULY 27, 2022
Haryana Power, New and Renewable Energy and Jail Minister, Sh. Ranjit Singh said that Haryana has made unprecedented progress in the field of electricity in the last 7 years. Today there is a power surplus in the state and uninterrupted power is being supplied to the people in the entire state. Haryana is a leader in the solar energy sector in the country, up to 75 percent subsidy is also being given by the government to the people of the state for solar energy. Apart from this, soon after covering big canals, solar panels will be installed on them, which will not only save electricity but will also keep the water of the canals clean.
The Power Minister was addressing the attendees of the Electricity Festival program under the ‘Ujjwal Bharat-Ujwal Bhavishya Abhiyan’ organized under the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav by Dakshin Haryana Electricity Corporation (DHBVN in Rania on Wednesday.
The Power Minister said that under the leadership of Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal, unprecedented development has taken place in the power sector and new power lines have been laid along with the establishment of new sub-stations. Not only this, by reducing the line loss by the power corporation, the power consumers have been given the benefits of various schemes.
He said that today electricity is being made available in all the villages, dhanis and every house of the state. Haryana ranks second in the country after Gujarat in terms of electricity. He said that electricity is the cornerstone of the development of any nation. Industrialization and development is possible only with electricity. Sharing his experience, he said that during his childhood, there was no power supply in his village, but today air conditioners run there. All this is the result of development in the power sector.