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Ensuring Uninterrupted 8-Hour Electricity Supply To Farmers: Punjab Power Department

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Ensuring Uninterrupted 8-Hour Electricity Supply To Farmers: Punjab Power Department

Farmers of Patiala, Sangrur, Barnala, Ropar, Mohali bought on common 9.6 hours of electrical energy provide (File)

Chandigarh:

On the instructions of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) is guaranteeing uninterrupted eight-hour electrical energy provide to farmers each day for paddy sowing even amidst unprecedented demand hike throughout the home sector.

Disclosing this, the Chief Managing Director (CMD) PSPCL A Venu Prasad mentioned that the topmost precedence for the division is to meet the necessities of the agri sector in view of ongoing paddy operations and farmers throughout the state are being offered a minimal of eight hours energy provide.

Citing information of electrical energy time equipped to agriculture operations on Saturday, the CMD mentioned that common provide hours for Border Zone comprising Gurdaspur, Sub Amritsar and Taran Tarn was 12.4 hours, whereas Kapurthala, Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur and Nawanshahar districts of the North Zone obtained on common 10.3 hours of provide on the identical day.

“Similarly, farmers of Patiala, Sangrur, Barnala, Ropar and Mohali districts that form the South Zone got on average 9.6 hours of electricity supply during the same period,” a division spokesperson mentioned.

As per the official launch by PSPCL, areas of Bathinda, Faridkot, Muktsar Sahib and Ferozpur bought 8.9 hours common provide. The general state common of energy provide hours to the sector on the identical day seems to be 9.8 hours.

Reiterating the federal government’s dedication to make sure high quality energy provide to all sectors, the CMD mentioned all efforts are being made to steadiness the demand and provide equation on the earliest to keep away from any hardship to any citizen.

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(THIS STORY HAS NOT BEEN EDITED BY INDIA07 TEAM AND IS AUTO-GENERATED FROM A SYNDICATED FEED.)

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