35161 Agricultural Pumps to be Energized in Chhattisgarh

Agriculture pumps pending for power connection will be provided connection : Chief Minister announced in Legislative Assembly

Raipur, 02 March 2021

Taking another important decision for farmers of the state, Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel announced in the Assembly today that 35 thousand 161 agricultural pumps pending for permanent power connection will be energized soon.
After the Chief Minister's announcement, the process of providing permanent power connections to all the agricultural pumps pending for power connections will be completed in the financial year 2021-22.
 This year, electricity connection has been provided to 10 thousand 504 pumps in the state. Farmers have started taking two crops in the state, due to which the demand for electric connections of agricultural pumps is continuously increasing. Keeping this in view, Chief Minister Mr. Baghel announced to complete the energization work of pending agricultural pumps on priority, in the interest of farmers.