Odisha Energy Minister Reviews Post-Fani Situation
Newly-appointed Odisha Energy Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra on Wednesday reviewed the restoration of power infrastructure in the cyclone Fani-affected areas of the state.
Energy Secretary Hemant Sharma apprised the Minister about the current status of restoration activities. Presently, around 10,000 connections are being restored every day, said a statement.
The Minister also took stock of the budget requirement for Fani restoration works and asked officials to put up a proposal of the expenses, along with other ongoing schemes in the coming budget session. He also reviewed the total power availability of the state and gave suggestion to increase non-conventional sources like solar and bio-mass in Odisha.