During a DISCOMS’ performance review meeting, the Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot, on May 30, asked the state’s power distribution companies (DISCOMS) to expeditiously provide agricultural power connections to more farmers to aid the country’s agriculture sector. The CM asked the DISCOMS to prepare special plans for the cause.
Highlighting the importance of farmers and the agriculture sector, CM Gehlot deliberated that the agriculture sector has kept the economy from falling during the critical time of the COVID pandemic outbreak. For this, farmers should be encouraged and supported.
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According to an official release, the CM had asked the officials to release pending connections as early as possible. He said that the power demands will surge as the new crop season will begin after the monsoon. The CM also directed the officials to redress complaints of consumers as quickly as possible.
(With inputs from PTI)