SHILLONG. Jun 20: Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma had a meeting today with the officials of MeECL at Lumjingshai in the presence of Minister, Power, James K Sangma to discuss on the measures and initiatives to improve power scenario in the State and to introduce better technical solutions for renewable energy.
The Chief Minister informed that the meeting was fruitful and the discussions touched all aspects from the current financial position of MeECL to the challenges faced by the department.
The meeting also discussed the AT&C, the status of power schemes like Saubhagya.
The Chief Minister also said the meeting discussed the issue of load shedding and the overall efficiency of MeECL as a corporation.
The meeting also discussed the different power projects of the state including the smaller hydro power projects.
The Chief Minister also informed that the aspect of Renewable energy was taken up during the meeting. He said that review meetings would be held at his level periodically to improve the productivity of MeECL and ensure that the department becomes financially stable to give stable and uninterrupted power supply to all the citizens of the state.
The Department was also asked to create awareness on energy saving and energy efficiency technology like LED lighting Solar lighting etc by the Chief Minister.