UP govt, Centre sign MoU for ‘Power for All’ scheme

Uttar Pradesh government and the Centre have signed an MoU for the ‘Power for All’ scheme in the state. 

The aim of this scheme is to ensure 24-hour quality power supply in the state by October 2018 and electric connection to every house and agriculture field by 2019. 
The papers were shared between UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union Minister of State for Power Piyush Goyal in the presence of UP Power Minster Shrikant Sharma.  The project will cost above rupees 40 thousand crore out of which 20 thousand crore will be spent till 2018.
With the signing of ‘Power for All’ agreement government also introduced UJALA Scheme under which consumers were distributed Quality based energy saving LED bulbs, tube lights and fans at a cheaper rate. 
Takeaways from above News-
  • UP and Centre have signed an MoU for the ‘Power for All’ scheme in the state
  • CM of Uttar Pradesh is Yogi Adityanath
  • Governor of UP is Shri Ram Naik.

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Source- All India Radio (AIR News)

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