Srinagar: Union Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy R K Singh on Thursday chaired a meeting on power issues in Jammu and Kashmir. He is on a two day visit as part of the central government’s public outreach Initiative.
Singh said that the central government is committed to improve the power scenario of Jammu and Kashmir as the development of the place is high on the agenda of the Prime Minister.
He said that a lot of schemes have been introduced to improve the overall efficiency of the power sector in Jammu and Kashmir.
He added that the government has a target to provide electricity connection to every household in the Union Territory.
Principal Secretary Power Rohit Kansal gave a detailed powerpoint presentation about the challenges and achievements of the power department on the occasion.
The meeting was also attended by Chief Secretary Arun Kumar Mehta.