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Punjab emerges as the best Power producing state in India : Majithia

April 07, 2016


Due to the incessant efforts carried out by the State government since the year 2007 for improvement in power supply sector , the State has emerged as a good power producer and the power corporation has obtained A+ rating for the same , said Mr. Bikram Majithia Cabinet Minister Punjab while addressing the gathering on the occasion of laying the foundation stone of 66 KV grid at Village Jalalpura.

The grid is to be constructed at a cost of Rs 3.62 crore . He said that due to the installation of thermal plants in the state at a cost of RS 33 thousand crore and an approximate investment of Rs 4400 crore in the improvement of power distribution system, Punjab has emerged as the best power producing state in the country.

He said that nearly 6000 people have got an employment opportunity in this sector. He said that 24-hour power supply is being provided to all villages , towns, cities and even the deras in the State.

He said that Rs 17 crore have been spent in Majithia constituency for the improvement in power distribution and supply system.

 

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