Mumbai: Maharashtra government mulling free power to those who consume upto 100 units

Updated: Feb 07, 2020, 21:22 IST | PTI | Mumbai

Raud said that the department will also study a proposal to provide electricity to farmers during day time

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Maharashtra Power Minister Nitin Raut said on Friday that the state government was considering a proposal to provide electricity free to the residential users whose monthly consumption is up to 100 units. His department will also study a proposal to provide electricity to farmers during the daytime, he told reporters here.

"We are considering a proposal to provide free electricity to those who consume up to 100 units every month," he said.
"I have asked the department to study the proposal and take a decision in three months. The department will also study a proposal to provide electricity to farmers during day time," the minister said.

At present electricity for agricultural purposes is provided only during the night.

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