Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath on Monday said that 50 megawatts of power and a 22-km-long electricity line were made available in record four months for the Samsung mobile plant, which was inaugurated in Noida.
Ghaziabad has become the first district in the state to have electricityin all its households. Chief minister Yogi Adityanathpraised the Centre’s Saubhagya scheme and said his government’s efforts to augment the powerinfrastructure through it would cover the entire state in the future.
French President Emmanuel Macron, who is on a four-day visit to India, arrived in Varanasi on Monday, where he was received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
Addressing a business conclave, ‘Vyaapaari Samagam’, Union Minster for Railways, Piyush Goyal said Uttar Pradesh is reaching echelons in providing a healthy business environment for its business community.
Uttar Pradesh is heading towards a big power crisis as the threat of closure of state-run coal-fired thermal power plants looms large following tough environmental norms for curbing carbon emission enforced by the Ministry of Environment and Forests.
With an aim to attract over Rs 5 lakh crore investment and create 20 lakh jobs in Uttar Pradesh by 2022, Yogi Adityanath government will promote “brand UP” in a big way by holding roadshows in other states and investors summit in the state capital.
Uttar Pradesh energy watchdog has spared the industrial sector from power tariff hike for 2017-18 even as it announced on Thursday a 12 per cent increase in the average tariff payable by the sector across board.