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Bihar Joins “UDAY” Scheme ; Sixth State to Sign MOU

ICTpost News Network

New Delhi: Feb 23, 2016

The Government of India, the State of Bihar and the DISCOMs of Bihar (North Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited, and South Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) under the Scheme UDAY – “Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana” here today for operational and financial turnaround of the DISCOMs. The signing ceremony was held in the presence of the Minister of State for Power (IC) Piyush Goyal.

The MoUs was signed on behalf of Ministry of Power by Dr A K Verma, Shri Pratyaya Amrit , Secretary Energy on behalf of  State Government of Bihar and on behalf of two DISCOMs by R Lakshmanan , MD, North Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited and Sandeep Kumar MD ,South Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited .

On the occasion, Piyush Goyal said “ Our focus and our efforts have been that eastern parts of India should progress fast and gets benefits of rapid growth in infrastructure , which over the years has suffered behind the curve of growth….. should benefit from enjoy the fruit of development and rapidly catch up the rest of India.”

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