Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday said it has proposed round-the-clock power supply, except for tubewells, at all places in the state after 2019.
"After 2019, 24-hour power supply is proposed at all places except for tubewells," state power minister Yasir Shah said in a reply during Question Hour in the Assembly today.
"As per the vision-2016, it has been decided to ensure 24 hour power supply in big cities, 22 hour in district headquarters, 16 hour in tehsil and rural areas from October 2016," Shah said in while replying to a query of BJP member Satish Mahana.
On the present power scenario, the minister said 24 hours power is being supplied to Taj Trapezium Zone (Agra) and industrial areas while 20 hours to big cities and 18 hours at divisional level.
The district headquarters and Bundelkhand region were supplied 15 hours of power while the same stood at 12 and 10 hours in tehsil and rural areas respectively, he added.