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Inter-state power banking should be undertaken in Madhya Pradesh

BHOPAL: Energy Minister Rajendra Shukla has said that inter-state power banking in rainy season should be undertaken in a planned way. It should also be constantly monitored. Shukla reviewed availability and supply of power at a meeting of power company officers at Jabalpur on Monday.

Shukla said that round-the-clock power supply should be ensured in view of rains. Stressing the need for better power banking arrangements during rainy season, he said that this will help in availability of power for agriculture works during ensuing Rabi season. Reviewing coal storage situation, the Energy Minister said that its proper arrangement will also benefit in Rabi season.

Energy Minister Shukla directed power companies to make additional efforts to increase revenue. He undertook intense review of power supply, revenue, coal availability, power supply during rainy season etc.

MP Power Management Company’s MD Manu Shrivastava apprised Energy Minister Shukla about various activities. MD of MP Power Generating Company Vijendra Nanawati informed about coal supply and power generation situation. Transmission Company’s Director SK Ganesh and in-charge MD of Madhya Pradesh Eastern Region Power Distribution Company BP Shrivastava were also present on the occasion.