Staff Reporter, Bhopal
Renewable Energy Minister Shri Rajendra Shukla has said that apart from conventional energy, the state government has decided to generate maximum power from unconventional sources also. Generation of energy from unconventional sources will give a new identity to Rewa where initiative has been taken in this regard. Minister Shri Shukla laid foundation stone of 3 units of a minor hydel power project at village Amhara in Rewa district on Saturday. MP Shri Janardan Mishra and MLA Shri Sukhendra Singh were also present on the occasion.
Shukla said that 60 minor hydel projects will be constructed in the state which will generate 276 MW power. Of these, 11 plants will be established in Rewa district. Shri Shukla informed that, 1100 MW wind energy will also be generated in Madhya Pradesh. Of this, a 700 MW power project will be taken up in the hillocks of Gurh tahsil. The Energy Minister informed that the Rs. 40 crore minor hydel project at Amhara will generate 11.4 MW power. He informed that water from Bansagar project is being flowed to Uttar Pradesh through Adwa nullah. The proposed hydel project will use this water to general power. Minister Shri Shukla directed the company’s managers to construct a high-class rest house near the power plant and develop the area as a tourist spot.