Lucknow. The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday signed an agreement with the Centre for “Power for All”.The agreement was signed in presence of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal.
UP was the only state in the country which had not signed the scheme aimed at providing power to all, said Goyal, and also lauded state Power Minister Shrikant Sharma and his team for wrapping up the agreement in such a short time.
It was also announced that from now on, power consumers in the rural areas will be able to make digital payments of their electricity bills.
A scheme of providing LED bulbs, tube lights and energy efficient fans at cheap rates was also kicked off with the signing of an agreement between the Energy Efficiency Services Ltd and the state government.
Posted Date : 17-04-17
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