Eight Hours Uninterrupted Power Supply To Be Ensured Phase Wise For Agriculture: Harbhajan Singh ETO Exhorts
Power Minister Visits Gurdaspur Office Of Pspcl To Take Stock Of The Preparations
Chandigarh : The Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann is making adequate arrangements to ensure smooth sowing of paddy across the state during the upcoming monsoon season.Punjab Power Minister Mr. Harbhajan Singh ETO on Friday visited PSPCL Office of Gurdaspur to review the preparations for power supply for the upcoming season.
During the visit, he instructed to the concerned officials to ensure uninterrupted power supply in the concerned area. He asked the officials to enhance field visits and make necessary inspections of transformers, lines and others to fix all the defects well before time.
The Cabinet Minister said that the state government has divided into Punjab into four zones to effectively implement the phase wise supply for paddy. He said that the sowing of paddy across the state will start in four different phases from June 10 to June 21 etc.
He ensured that all the arrangements will be made for uninterrupted power supply to the farmers.Harbhajan Singh ETO said that the sowing of paddy in border areas will start from June 10, for which uninterrupted power supply will be provided.
He said that second phase to be commenced from June 16 in which seven districts of Ferozepur, Faridkot, Pathankot, Sri Fatehgarh Sahib, Gurdaspur, SBS Nagar and Tarn Taran have been covered, while in third phase seven districts Rupnagar, SAS Nagar, Kapurthala, Ludhiana, Fazilka, Bathinda and Amritsar will be ensured supply from June 19.
He informed that the remaining nine districts of Patiala, Jalandhar, Moga, Sri Muktsar Sahib, Hoshiarpur, Sangrur, Malerkotla, Barnala and Mansa will be covered from June 21.
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