Government strives to provide power at reasonable rate to all citizens

Government strives to provide power at reasonable rate to all citizens
Minister for Power, Dr. Veerappa Moily said, the power sector is endeavouring to meet the challenges of providing adequate power needed to fuel the growing economy of the country. In the present scenario, it is essential that development of the power sector should be commensurate with the overall economic growth of the nation. The Government is striving to provide affordable and reliable power to all sectors of the economy, the minister said.
 
“The mission of the government is to provide power at reasonable rate to all its citizens. To meet the increasing requirement of electricity, massive capacity additions are being planned during the next decade,” the Minister informed.
 
The Power sector is highly technology intensive and hence R&D plays a major role in the developmental plans, especially while considering introduction of new and advanced Technologies for strengthening power sector. To absorb high end technologies, national level R&D base is important to understand the various technologies and their advancements to work in Indian environment.
 
“The Ministry of Power has been encouraging R&D through Research Scheme on Power (RSOP) and National Perspective Plan (NPP) R&D. Realizing the fact that Power Sector is highly technology intensive and Research and Development (R&D) plays a major role in the developmental plans, especially while considering introduction of new and advanced technologies for strengthening of our power sector, lot of emphasis has been laid on expansion and sustenance of R&D in Indian power sector,” the Minister adds. “Adoption and absorption of new technologies in a phased manner is essential towards a balanced growth of this sector. However, focus will be on evolving ways and means to build expertise within the country and to find solutions for the problems existing in the system and also for the problems that may arise in the future.”

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Government strives to provide power at reasonable rate to all citizens

Government strives to provide power at reasonable rate to all citizens
Minister for Power, Dr. Veerappa Moily said, the power sector is endeavouring to meet the challenges of providing adequate power needed to fuel the growing economy of the country. In the present scenario, it is essential that development of the power sector should be commensurate with the overall economic growth of the nation. The Government is striving to provide affordable and reliable power to all sectors of the economy, the minister said.
 
“The mission of the government is to provide power at reasonable rate to all its citizens. To meet the increasing requirement of electricity, massive capacity additions are being planned during the next decade,” the Minister informed.
 
The Power sector is highly technology intensive and hence R&D plays a major role in the developmental plans, especially while considering introduction of new and advanced Technologies for strengthening power sector. To absorb high end technologies, national level R&D base is important to understand the various technologies and their advancements to work in Indian environment.
 
“The Ministry of Power has been encouraging R&D through Research Scheme on Power (RSOP) and National Perspective Plan (NPP) R&D. Realizing the fact that Power Sector is highly technology intensive and Research and Development (R&D) plays a major role in the developmental plans, especially while considering introduction of new and advanced technologies for strengthening of our power sector, lot of emphasis has been laid on expansion and sustenance of R&D in Indian power sector,” the Minister adds. “Adoption and absorption of new technologies in a phased manner is essential towards a balanced growth of this sector. However, focus will be on evolving ways and means to build expertise within the country and to find solutions for the problems existing in the system and also for the problems that may arise in the future.”

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