Speaker, Goa Legislative Assembly, Shri. Ramesh Tawadkar called on all stakeholders to extend support in making the State self-reliant in the Power sector by opting various modes of renewable energy.
He was speaking at a programme organised by the Electricity Department for celebration of Ujjwal Bharat, Ujjwal Bhavishya-Power @2047 initiated by the Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy Government of India held at Canacona today. The event coincides with Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and is organised in all the districts in the country.
Shri. Tawadkar in his address assured that issues pertaining to power supply in Canacona taluka will be resolved soon. He stated that 100 percent underground cabling in Canacona will help in providing uninterrupted power and informed that the Electricity Department will expedite the work.
Chief Electrical Engineer, Shri. Stephen Fernandes informed about various initiatives taken by the Electricity Department to resolve issues of power supply and promote use of renewable energy.
Superintending Engineer Shri. Rajiv Samant spoke on the achievements of the Electricity Department.
On the occasion group of artist ‘Antruz Ghudyo’ presented diwli dance and nukkad natak. Various video films exploring achievements of the Central and State Government on power sector and Renewable energy were screened during the programme.
Chairperson, Canacona Municipal Council, Shri. Simon Rebello and others were present on the occasion.
Shri. Pravin Sabnis compered the function. Director, Renewable Energy Shri. Aleixo da Costa proposed a vote of thanks.