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Now farmers can also produce electricity: Minister

Mathura, Dec 14 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Power Minister Srikant Sharma on Saturday claimed that farmers would be able to produce electricity in coming days.
It would not only increase their income but provide them sufficient fuel for their agricultural use, he stressed.

UP power minster inaugurated Aditya App and Kusum scheme in a programme organised by Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) on World and National Energy Conservation Day.
He said under Kusum scheme farmers can established 0.5 to 2-megawatt solar energy plant at their land.

Mr Sharma further said state government would help to establish total 75-megawatt capacity solar plant this year. After utilising electricity for agriculture work, they could sell electricity to government which would increase their income.

He stated Aditya app prepared by UPDESCO would help 6000 energy friends for training and placement. He further said that if any technical issues occurs with solar plant government would provide the assistance.

He asserted that government has target to produce 10700-megawatt energy till 2022.
Mr Sharma added that till date 25,511 soar pumps were distributed.

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Jal Jeevan Mission:Haryana provides functional household tap connection to over 1 44 lakh

29 Jan 2020 | 10:33 PM

Chandigarh, Jan 29 (UNI) Haryana government set a new benchmark under the ambitious “Jal Jeevan Mission” scheme as the State has reached the goal of providing Functional Household Tap Connection (FHTC) to more than 1.44 lakh households within a month.

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CCTV cameras will be installed in warehouses, offices by Mar 31: Hafed Chairman

29 Jan 2020 | 10:33 PM

Chandigarh, Jan 29 (UNI) To prevent irregularities and ensure transparency, Hafed Chairman Subhash Chandra Katyal on Wednesday said that CCTV cameras will be installed in all Hafed warehouses and offices by March 31.

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Pre-primary classes started in 3,740 schools : HP Minister

29 Jan 2020 | 10:32 PM

Kangra, Jan 29 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh Urban Development Minister Sarveen Chaudhary on Wednesday said that the state government is progressing towards holistic education as such qualitative and modern education facility at the basic level is being provided.

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Shantala-Badahar-Sai Road to be constructed at Rs 2 60 cr : HP Minister

29 Jan 2020 | 10:31 PM

Kangra, Jan 29 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh Industry and Technical Education Minister Bikram Thakur on Wednesday said that road construction and road connectivity to every village in Jaswan Paragpur assembly constituency was priority of this government.

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Nauni varsity bags AIASA Institute of Excellence Award

29 Jan 2020 | 10:30 PM

Solan, Jan 29 (UNI) The All India Agricultural Students Association (AIASA) has awarded the ‘Institution of Excellence’ Award to Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry (UHF), Nauni.

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