The state government on Wednesday presented its case before the Centre, seeking an additional two rakes of coal.
The department will soon list priority and non-priority consumers for the purpose. To overcome the shortage, the State Government has initiated steps to purchase electricity from other States.
The power demand of the state has gone up by 8 pc due to an unprecedented heatwave
Demand will continue to stay elevated, and it could even breach the previous high of 223 GW, as per ministry officials