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There will likely be no energy cuts in Maharashtra: Deputy CM Ajit Pawar

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar assured that there won’t be a scarcity of coal or an incidence of energy cuts within the state throughout the pageant season.

Ajit Pawar stated, “There will not be any shortage of coal in the state nor will there be any power cut. A few days ago, there were only two days of coal stocks were left in the state. But we have found a solution for the shortage. There won’t be a situation wherein the people have to celebrate Diwali in dark. During the peak hour of electricity supply, we will take it from the Central government’s grid,” whereas talking to reporters as quoted by information company ANI.

Earlier, Maharashtra Vitality Minister Nitin Raut stated that 4 out of 27 energy technology items are at present shut within the state and added that no load shedding will likely be there because of the coal disaster.

“Despite the coal crisis, we have tried to supply electricity to our citizens. Even after the deficiency of coal in the state, only four out of 27 power generation units are currently shut,” he stated.

In the meantime, Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi on Thursday stated closure of some mines, and inundation of some others resulting from monsoon led to the disaster however there is no such thing as a must panic because the scenario is bettering.

Visiting the Ashoka mine of the Central Coalfields Ltd (CCL) at Piparwar in Chatra district of Jharkhand, Joshi stated the ability crops within the nation will proceed to obtain the required quantity of coal.

“We are witnessing an improvement now,” he stated, requested concerning the present scenario.

The minister held discussions with officers of CCL and Jap Coalfields Ltd (ECL) on the prevailing scenario.

“We can produce two million tonnes of coal per day,” he stated, asserting the necessity for producing extra coal.

Closure of some coal mines and inundation of some others resulting from monsoon led to the hindrance in coal provide to energy crops, Joshi informed reporters.

The minister additionally mentioned the problem associated to the provision of land for mining on the assembly.

An answer will likely be discovered with the cooperation of all, together with the district administration, he stated.

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