Two power units to be made functional next year: Rajasthan Minister

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Jaipur, Aug 27: One unit each at Suratgarh and Chhabda would be made functional in 2017 to enhance the power generation capacity in Rajasthan, state Energy Minister Pushpendra Singh today said.

Addressing a function in Dausa district, he said the state had produced 4,500 MW electricity in last two-and-a-half years to meet the power requirements of people, adding the desert state has achieved self-reliance in power sector.


Under the Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY), villages across the state with a population of over hundred will be electrified, he said.

The DDUGJY is one of the flagship programmes of the Ministry of Power, Government of India, that aims to facilitate uninterrupted supply of power in the country.


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