The efforts of Chief minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy in getting additional electricity supply have paid off with the Centre agreeing to provide additional supply of 930 MW from various sources.
This will help the State to meet the increasing demand to some extent and the requirement for standing rabi crops, industrial supply and domestic supply in the examinations season.
The Chief Minister reviewed the power supply position at a high-level meeting on Monday night.
He directed the officials to continue purchase of 450 MW power at Rs.12.50 per unit for agriculture sector from Naptha and RLNG-based power projects -- Spectrum-50 MW, GVK-50MW, Lanco-150 MW and GMR-200 MW.
As pursued with the Centre, the State was getting 100 MW supply from Monday night from Jajjhar and Damodar Valley Corporation and another 100 MW in the next few days with corridor clearance.
Besides, additional quantity of power has already been tied up from outside the State from Navbharat-100 MW, Sarada Ferro Alloys-25 MW, Steel Exchange-20 MW and Gridco-100 MW.