Shillong, Mar 2: On Tuesday, a meeting was chaired by Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma, with state Power Minister, James K Sangma to discuss the sudden load shedding that MeECL had to impose.
The Power Minister during the meeting informed that this has been necessitated because of certain issues regarding the Letter of Credit for the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) due to which MeECL had to go for load shedding.
“The meeting discussed the issue and the way forward at length. I will be meeting the Minister, Government of India to discuss the difficulties and challenges that the State is facing presently in the Power sector and to make sure that this regulation by the NTPC can be withdrawn at the earliest,” Sangma said.
The meeting was also attended by Ministers of the Cabinet, Chief Secretary, M S Rao and officials from the Power Department.