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.