Telangana Government is going to launch a programme to provide 24 hour supply for agriculture sector. To get productive growth in farming and fulfill the need of power shortage Chief Minister of Telangana K Chandrasekhar Rao will launch the scheme. The programme is implemented by the Telangana Transco Company.
Till now the farming sector gets 9 hour continuous electricity supply during day time and 24 hour power supply is given to commercial, domestic and industrial sectors. But now the Telangana State government will offer 24 hours uninterrupted power supply to farming sectors.
Benefits of 24 Hour Power Supply to Farmers Telangana
- Effective and qualitative growth of crops
- Reduce the problems of non-availability of water for Irrigation due to Power Shortage
- Increase in Productivity of Crops
- Proper management of time
The Telangana Transco has completed the 24 hour power supply for following districts
As per the Information the electricity providing company has spent Rs.12,610 crore in the programme. The government has installed a 400 kV sub-station to meet the 24 hour power supply to agriculture sector in Telangana.
The Telangana government has only 6 sub-station generating 5240 MW of power when it was formed. Now to increase the electricity demand it has to set up 9 extra sub-station that could generate 13,000 MW power.