Plan to install solar panels across State: Ranjit Singh


DW BUREAU / Chandigarh Haryana Power Minister, Sh. Ranjit Singh said that the state government is paying special attention to use solar energy in the state. The Power Department is preparing a proposal to set up power plants through solar panels to be installed on canals across the state. Apart from this, state government has also proposed to install solar panels at Fatehabad branch. The Power Minister was presiding over the District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (D-Plan) meeting held at Fatehabad today. Power Minister, Sh. Ranjit Singh said that paddy stubble based plants will be set up at four places in the state for power generation. Out of these, a plant will also be set up in Fatehabad. He said that these plants will not only generate electricity but also produce compressed bio gas. Approval of development works in the meeting of District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee The meeting of District Development and Monitoring Committee (D-Plan) held under the Chairmanship of Haryana Power Minister, Sh. Ranjit Singh approved works worth Rs.14.86 crore. The Power Minister directed the officers that development works should be completed within the stipulated time frame so that the accorded grant does not lapse. He added that no compromise on quality will be tolerated. The officers of the Department should expedite the construction works under D-Plan. He also directed to inspect the construction work from time to time. He said that in order to take this project forward, all the departments should maintain mutual coordination. If there is any problem anywhere, it should be brought to their notice. Under the District Development Plan, an amount of Rs. 14.86 crore will be spent on various development works in the financial year 2022-23. He said that out of the total amount, around Rs. 11.55 crore will be spent in rural areas and Rs. 3.30 crore in urban areas. (


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