CM directs Haryana power utilities to ensure regular supply

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today directed power utilities to ensure uninterrupted power supply to all consumers, including farmers especially for the sowing of paddy.

The chief minister today held a meeting with officials of two power discoms to review measures taken to ensure uninterrupted power supply to the people in the state, an official release said.

He also reviewed the challenges faced by power utilities in the availability and supply of power, an official release said.

Additional Chief Secretary, Power Department, P K Das, said in view of the summer season, power utilities had made elaborate arrangements of power supply.

During summers, the estimated average demand of electricity would be between 7,500 MW and 8,500 MW and estimated peak demand of power is expected to be between 9,500 MW and 9,700 MW. For this, power utilities have adequate amount of electricity available with them, he added.

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