Farmers will benefit from solar power agreement: CM Hon


An important press conference is being held by Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann. He said that we are talking about solar power purchase agreement, we have entered into an agreement with PSPCL. Solar power agreement has been signed. He said that this agreement is the biggest solar power purchase agreement so far. This is a 1200 MW agreement.

He also told that it is a government of India company of BBM. Its name is Sutlej Jal Bijli Nigam. An agreement of 1000 MW green solar power was made with them. 2 rupees 53 paise per unit. Along with this, they have offered 2 rupees 75 paise for 200 units of Hoshiarpur.

Along with this, CM Mann said that earlier they talked about 2 rupees 59 paise but we reduced it by 6 paise. This will save 387 crores in 25 years. Farmers will get a lot of benefits with this agreement.

On the flood situation, Mann said that the situation in Panja is under control. He is in touch with Himachal government. We have full view of the water.

Along with this, the government has taken an initiative to help the Punjabis stuck abroad. The Punjab government will issue a WhatsApp number with which the Punjabis stuck abroad will be able to contact. The Punjab government said that they will open a Punjab help counter center at the Delhi airport.

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