Directs to discover chance of making zone-wise recent recruitment for correct utilization of manpower
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday requested the Additional Chief Secretary Power Anurag Aggarwal to study the mannequin of School Education division for rationalization of the extreme staff posted in sure components of the state.
Reviewing the functioning of the Power division, the Chief Minister directed Aggarwal to implement a viable rationalization coverage to judiciously deploy its staff as per the requirement on the sample of separate cadre created for academics working within the border areas. Likewise, the Chief Minister additionally requested him to work out modalities for making zone-wise recent recruitment for correct utilization of manpower in PSPCL.
Showing concern over big pendency of electrical energy payments price Rs.2142 crore excellent in the direction of numerous departments, Captain Amarinder Singh directed the Principal Secretary Finance to improve the budgetary allocation of the involved departments in order to allow them to make immediate fee on this regard.
The Chief Minister additionally requested the CMD PSPCL A. Venu Prasad to guarantee eight hour interrupted power provide to the farmers throughout the ensuing paddy sowing season. At the identical time, he mentioned the home power provide must also not be affected in view of summer time season.
On the set up of new power substations within the state, the Chief Minister directed the CMD PSPCL to prioritize 66KV substations particularly in hospitals like AIIMS, Bathinda and Cancer Hospital, Sangrur in addition to different important sectors.
Making a short presentation, ACS Power Anurag Aggarwal apprised the Chief Minister concerning the unfinished/pending initiatives, interdepartmental points, fiscal necessities and vital initiatives taken by the division.
With regard to the continued initiatives, Aggarwal up to date the Chief Minister about standing of Shahpur Kandi Dam challenge and DDUGJY Scheme. The Chief Minister was additional apprised that 7 new 66 KV Sub-Stations with complete value of Rs.26 Crore are being commissioned and the work will likely be accomplished by December 31, 2021. Further, works of 10 new 66 KV Lines with complete value of Rs.38 Crore are in progress and can be probably to be accomplished by November 30, 2021. The Walled City Project with a complete value of Rs.40 Crore has been accepted for power associated enchancment works within the walled metropolis of Patiala and the work is in progress and certain to be accomplished by December 31, 2021.
Meanwhile, A. Venu Prasad additionally knowledgeable the Chief Minister concerning the preparedness of PSPCL to provide power within the ongoing paddy season. He additionally knowledgeable that Government of India has not too long ago given concurrence to the PSPCL to go forward for cancellation of excessive value Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with NTPC and NHPC. He additionally briefed concerning the vital initiatives corresponding to building of new 66KV Sub-Stations, promotion of digital funds, introduction of sensible meters to scale back losses and so forth.
The assembly was additionally knowledgeable that underneath the New and Renewable Energy Sector 169.55 MW capability small hydro power initiatives have been commissioned within the State, 20 MW capability canal prime photo voltaic PV initiatives are in operation, 73.9 MW capability rooftop photo voltaic power crops have been put in on Govt. and personal buildings together with Govt. colleges within the State to this point and one other 15.37 MW capability initiatives shall be accomplished by March 2022. 89423 Solar Street lights have been put in within the villages within the State and one other 19000 photo voltaic road lights shall be put in by March, 2022.
Under the programme solarisation of agriculture pumps, 3000 photo voltaic pumps have been put in and one other 6500 photo voltaic pumps shall be put in by March, 2022. Total 220 MW capability photo voltaic power crops of 1&2 MW capability shall be allotted to farmers for provide of agriculture power to 66 KV sub-station within the State. In addition to the above 25000 grid related pumps shall be solarised by means of feeder degree solarisation programme, added ACS Power.