The Chief Minister Y.S Jagan Mohan Reddy is taking steps with the aim of welfare of the farmers, Rs. 1700 crores has been sanctioned and farmers are being provided uninterrupted electricity for 9 hours a day. State Energy, Forest, Environment, Mines and Technology Minister Balineni Srinivasareddy said that on Monday evening in Vijayawada held press conference
The government’s goal is to provide uninterrupted supply of quality electricity. 9 hours power supply to 100% agricultural borewells for the upcoming kharif season. Employees should not believe the propaganda that wages will be reduced. We will continue the salaries offered as per 2018 PRC till 2022 said, State Electricity Minister Balineni Srinivas Reddy.
It will provide uninterrupted power supply to the people without any hassle. One hundred percent farm electricity feeders 9 hours a day free from Kharif season, State Energy, Forest, Environment, Mines and Technology Minister Balineni Srinivasareddy said.
This results in uninterrupted supply of electricity to hospitals, oxygen plants and Kovid care centers. 9 hours for one hundred percent agricultural power feeders from the upcoming kharif season. Distribution companies have been instructed to supply electricity during the day. The Chief Minister intends to strengthen the power sector, Rs. 18,000 crore has been allocated. Quality electricity to consumers. New EHT substations to provide 33/1] KV substations with required transformers. The network is being strengthened. We have taken a number of steps to reduce capital costs, operating cost of purchasing electricity in the last two years.
Electricity meters for agricultural bores. He said there will be no loss to the farmers due to thos arrangement. Only farmers can get electricity. The minister explained that the meters were set up only to know what was being used. CM Jagan has instructed the authorities carry out electrical works related to the colonies. For this Steps will be taken to call for tenders once the DPRs are completed. Authorities have been directed to take steps to ensure power supply through ground lines. Electricity Employees should not believe the recent misinformation that their wages will be reduced. They made it clear that their government had no intention of reducing the salaries of employees. Wages will continue in 2022 according to 2018 PRC.
Our government is for the welfare of the employees. We are never going to take actions that are. Many employees succumbed due to Covid, will provide all possible assistance to the families of the deceased and provide government assistance. The minister said the hospital bills would be paid by the government. Covid vaccine is already available to 75 percent of employees. The vaccine will be given to every employee in the next two months.
Congratulations to the employees who amid this covid catastrophic are working 24 hours a day even under the conditions and striving to provide uninterrupted electricity to the people .
Energy Secretory Srikanth Nagulapalli, APCPDCL CMD Padmajanardhan Reddy, APEDCL CMD Rajabapayya Haranathrao, Electricity Secretary Nagulapalli Srikanth, AP Genco Chairman G, Saiprasad, etc. participated.