Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said Madhya Pradesh is fast moving towards fulfilling the target of Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting 50 per cent of the country’s energy requirement till 2030 with solar energy.
Every effort is being made in the State to achieve this target within the stipulated time. More than 5300 MW of solar power is being produced in the State every day. Solar energy is also being given special emphasis from the point of view of environmental protection. Chouhan said that Prime Minister Modi has provided electricity to every poor man’s hut. Madhya Pradesh is today self-sufficient in power generation. The state is producing 22,000 MW of electricity per day. The State Government is generating electricity by all means including water, coal, wind and sun.
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union Minister for Energy and New and Renewable Energy RK Singh performed bhoomi-pujan in Shajapur today and signed the purchase contract of 1500 MW capacity solar power parks of Agar, Shajapur and Neemuch at a cost of Rs 5250 crores.