Even as electricity eludes over 33.46 lakh households in the State which is facing a power shortfall of about 300 MW during peak hours, the Government’s claim of surplus power has raised eyebrows.
The peak power demand in the State has reached an all-time high of 4,600 MW and is expected to reach 4,700 MW during the current financial year.
Giving an overall picture of the Energy Department and the progress achieved during the last four years, Energy Minister Sushant Singh said, “Odisha has not only become self-sufficient but also a power surplus State with comprehensive power management plan under the leadership of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.” Read More
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