Two day Power Ministers Conference concludes


The two-day Conference of State Power, New & Renewable Energy & Mines Ministers concluded in Vadodara, Gujarat. It was attended by Ministers and senior Officials from the 20 participating States and 2 Union Territories, Secretaries and officers of the Union Ministries of Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, along with the Chairpersons of Central and State PSUs.

Addressing the media after the conclusion of the two-day conference, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal informed that consensus was achieved on various important issues without any disagreement and the future plan of action was finalized with the State Ministers during the marathon deliberations.

Informing about the Ujwal DISCOMs Assurance Yojana (UDAY), Shri Goyal expressed positiveness that all States would come overboard by the end of November, 2016 so that they can complete the formalities of signing the MoUs by December this year and complete the process of issuing bonds by March, 2017.