Strengthen power supply in drought-hit villages urged
AURANGABAD: Assembly speaker Haribhau Bagde on Saturday asked officers of power distribution, transmission and generation companies to strengthen power supply system in drought-affected villages in the region.
Speaking at the inaugural function of the 40th state-level conference of the officers here, he stressed on the need to provide uninterrupted power in the affected areas so that farmers could reap the benefits of good monsoon.
“Following satisfactory spell of monsoon, many affected farmers have the opportunity to increase agriculture yield. To make it a reality, they should not face power frequent power failures. The companies engaged in power distribution should install transformers wherever required,” said Bagde.
Super class I, class I and II officers of the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL), Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company Limited (MSETCL), Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (Mahagenco) and the holding company are participate in the two-day seminar.