Power Crisis In The State, Production Will Increase

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Jaipur. The public can get some relief from the power crisis in the state. After dispatch of 20 rakes of coal from Coal India and Coal Block, power generation will improve and supply will be accelerated. Earlier, Rajasthan was getting only 11 rakes in the beginning.

By: rahul

Published: 14 Oct 2021, 12:05 PM IST

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Jaipur. The public can get some relief from the power crisis in the state. After dispatch of 20 rakes of coal from Coal India and Coal Block, power generation will improve and supply will be accelerated. Earlier, Rajasthan was getting only 11 rakes in the beginning.

Efforts to get forest clearance of joint venture- At the same time, 1136 hectares of forest land of Parsa East and Kanta Basan, joint venture of Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam and Adani is to be transferred. Efforts are on to get environmental clearance for this. The Central Government has assured the State Government that it will be provided soon so that the work can start there.

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Open road after meeting the coal secretary-

Additional Chief Secretary Energy Dr. Agrawal had separate meetings with Union Coal Secretary Anil Kumar Jain and Union Environment Secretary RP Gupta in Delhi on Wednesday. In this, discussions were held to increase the supply of coal and to issue environmental clearance of Phase II in the joint venture. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had also requested the Central Government in this regard. After this, the Central Government has dispatched 20 rakes to Rajasthan.

Now the improvement in power generation will come-

ACS Dr. Agrawal informed that 4 rakes have been dispatched from NCL while 4 rakes have been dispatched from SECL including 3 additional rakes by rail and road. Apart from this, 12 rakes of coal have been dispatched from the joint venture of Vidyut Utpadan Nigam and Adani. In this way, 20 rakes have been dispatched to the state, whereas on the previous day 16 and before that once, the situation of 10 to 11 and lesser rakes had come. He said that with the improvement in the rake dispatch quantity of coal, there would be rapid improvement in power generation and supply.





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