Energy Minister of Karnataka meets the C.M: Gujarat Government to offer Technical cooperation for the projectEnergy Minister of Karnataka State Shri K.S.Ishwarppa met Chief Minister Shri Narendrabahi Modi today; the high level delegation of Karnataka was stunned to witness the major achievements of Jyotigram Yojana. He expressed his keen desire to replicate the model of Jyotigram for 20000 villages of Karnataka.
After undertaking a detail study of Jyotigram Scheme, Shri Ishwarppa expressed his desire to presage the 24 hours flow of 3 phase electricity supply under the Nirantar Jyoti scheme, he also sought the cooperation in terms of technical know how from the C.M.
Minister of State for Energy Shri Saurabhbhai Patel, Principal Secretary –Energy Shri Jagdishan, Principal Secretary to C.M. Shri K.Kailashnathan were also present.
The high level delegation toured the rural areas of Gujarat to seek grass root feedback, and found that people are happy with the accomplishments and outcomes of the schemes, 24 hours 3 phase electricity supply, roads. Drinking water supply has benefited the masses. He conveyed the feeling of satisfaction of the people to the C.M.
Gujarat and Karnataka are the states facing deficit of electricity, Gujarat has set a time frame for Electricity Management. The Broadband connectivity and uninterrupted electricity supply has remained instrumental in rural development, the delegation took keen interest in this regard.
Chief Minister highlighted the blue revolution, which has taken place through PPP initiatives. The farmer needs water for agriculture, not the electricity supply. Thrust is given for Drip Irrigation. Water tables have come up. Karnataka and Gujarat may cooperate in establishing power plants and electricity distribution and its management.