Union Minister for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal yesterday surprised the people of Andhra Pradesh by showering them with unexpected praises on their honesty. Piyush was in Nellore today to inaugurate the Smart Electric Meter Scheme.
This new scheme will enable the electrification of remote villages through DC technology under Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana. Apart from the domestic meters, even the agricultural meters will be replaced under the new scheme.
The minister further said that 15 lakh motors will be replaced with motors that reduce power consumption. And then, Piyush heaped praises on Andhra people saying that the citizens of Andhra Pradesh are regularly paying their electricity bills honestly.
On the other hand, AP CM Nara Chandrababu Naidu lauded Piyush's efforts saying that the country his abundant with power resources thanks to the progressive measures initiated by the minister in just two years.