Jaipur, The Chief Minister Smt. Vasundhara Raje has said that a state level campaign would be launched next month for strengthening power sector. This campaign would mainly focus on safe and quality supply of power, electricity connections, early disposal of grievances and reduction of transmission and distribution losses.
Smt. Raje was addressing a gathering of the State and district-level administrative officials at Indira Gandhi Panchayati Raj Sansthan on Friday. This event was arranged in the sidelines of the District Collectors and Superintendents of Police Conference, when a presentation was given on the proposed campaign by the power sector.
During this, the CM said that there had been no efforts for improvisation of power network during five years rule of the previous government. This resulted in total damage to the power distribution network. Presently, the state faced a challenging situation in power sector. District Collectors and public representatives were needed to have active role in dealing with situation, she said.
Principal Secretary Sanjay Malhotra gave the presentation on 'Present Status and Challenges of the Power Sector and Expectation from the District Officials and the Public Representatives for Their Resolution'. He said that camps would be held at four places each in every sub-division from August 16 to September 27 for issuance of electricity connections in time-bound manner. During the campaign works would be carried out for improvement of distribution network and the sub-stations. Physical verification of all such works would also be carried out during the campaign.
Members of the Council of Ministers, Members of the State Assembly, Chief Secretary, Principal Secretaries, District Collectors and other officials were also present during this.