Two-day Conference of States Power Ministers kick starts in Vadodara today
Union Minister of State for Power, Piyush Goyal on Friday inaugurated two-day Conference of Ministers for Power, New & Renewable Energy & Mines of States & Union Territories in Vadodara, Gujarat.
The sessions would be held with State Governments on 7th & 8th October, with the aim to review the implementation of various ongoing Programmes related to Power, Coal, Renewable Energy and Mines sectors.
The conference is being organized as a part of the SWITCH Global Expo organized by Government of Gujarat from 6th to 10th October .
With the motto, ‘Together We Can’, Goyal asked States to look beyond individual State and departmental issues and keep a National perspective in solving the challenges faced by the common man.
During the two-day conference, the focus areas of discussions will cover issues like implementation of Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY), 24×7 Power for All, Feeder monitoring, IT enablement of urban & rural feeders, Rural Electrification Programme, Energy conservation , Right of Way, compensation for transmission lines in urban areas, National Power Demand & National Electricity Plan, issues related to open access and increase in transparency by introduction of Mobile Apps.
The concluding session of the conference would consist of comments and feedback by States/UTs and adoption of Conference Resolution by the delegates.http://www.goinews.com/2016/10/07/two-day-conference-states-power-ministers-kick-starts-vadodara-today/PowerGujarat,India,Piyush Goyal,States Power Ministers,SWITCH Global Expo