Aims to solve drinking water problems of Patiala city

Combined installed capacity 3920 MW; generation to begin from April next year

Punjab’s dream of becoming self-sufficient in power would become a reality, when three major thermal plants in the private sector, with a combined installed capacity of 3920 MW, start operating and begin generation from April 2013. This was disclosed by Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday after he visited the sites of these power projects that were at advanced stages of completion at Goindwal Sahib, Talwandi Sabo and Rajpura in Tarn Taran, Bathinda and Patiala districts respectively. He said the facilities entailed an investment of Rs. 22,000 crore.

Successive governments in Punjab have been assuring the people of providing them clean drinking water.

125 under treatment, Residents protest MC ‘laxity’, Deaths not due to the disease, claims Civil Surgeon

Patiala: The demand for power in the state touched an all-time high of 2,273 lakh units (LU) yesterday while the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) could supply only 1,966 LU.

Experts say the number of agricultural migrants coming to Punjab is not declining. The migrant workers themselves laugh off any claims of a slowdown in migration.

Supply of migrant workers is drying up because of NREGS, say babus, industrialists and farmers. But workers themselves say this is not the case

Long cuts, frequent breakdowns and technical snags expose PSPCL’s ill-preparedness for summer season

Patiala: Union Power Secretary P.

The fall in hydro-power generation in some northern states has affected the power scene in Punjab.

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