Ministry of Power of Republic of India : Two day conference of States Power Ministers to be held in New Delhi
A two-day conference of Ministers for Power , New & Renewable Energy & Mines of States & Union Territories will be held on 3rd & 4th May in New Delhi The Conference will be inaugurated by Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines. The aim of this two-day conference is to review the implementation of various ongoing Schemes/ Programmes & deliberate on a host of issues pertaining to Power, Coal, Renewable Energy and Mines sectors.
Ministers and Secretaries of the States and Union territories and senior officials of the four sectors and Public Sector Undertakings under them will meet up to discuss issues like implementation of 24×7 Power for All , Strategies and action plan for 100% household electrification and Smart metering power reforms, Energy conservation , Energy efficient Agriculture Pumps , cyber security & promotion of digital payments in power sector.
In the area of Renewable Energy, the Ministers will discuss guidelines for Renewable projects.
In the Coal sector, deliberations will focus upon issues like flexibility in utilisation of domestic coal for reducing cost of power generation and use of domestic coal instead of imported coal .