Chief secretary for fuel security debate

Published: 15th October 2012 12:12 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th October 2012 12:13 PM   |  A+A-

Chief secretary Minnie Mathew, who was recently appointed as the chairperson of State Energy Conservation Mission, has mooted a nationwide debate on overcoming fuel shortage.

Minnie Mathew said currently the entire nation is facing fuel crisis and this has led to imposing of power restrictions to protect the grid stability. “It is a painful decision,” she said. 

The state government is seriously considering making a proposal to the union ministry of power to conduct a national debate on fuel security and to explore the means and ways of tapping the abundantly available new and renewable resources like solar, wind and others. “This would help overcome shortage of power to some extent, the chief secretary said.


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp