VISIT OF SRI UPENDRA TRIPATHY ,I.A.S, UNION SECRETARY, MNRE TO ODISHA
Sri Upendra Tripathy, I.A.S, Union Secretary to Government, MNRE, Government of India, New Delhi visited to OREDA, Odisha on Dt.12.08.16. A review meeting was convened in OREDA Conference Hall under his Chairmanship. Smt. Roopa Mishra, I.A.S., Chief Executive, OREDA along with Director, MNRE, Regional Office, Bhubaneswar & other Officers of OREDA were present. Main emphasis of the review was ongoing renewable energy schemes / programme such as rooftop, Solar Pump for Irrigation & Drinking Water, livelihood, suryamitra, D.D.G and biogas for larger capacity in the State of Odisha. The Deputy Directors of OREDA have been asked to generate and substantial scheme in view of the six times increase in Union budget. That budget will be distributed among the all States.
Union Secretary expressed that, MNRE, Government of India will provide / extend all necessary supports to OREDA in ongoing renewable energy schemes / programmes and new renewable energy Scheme to be taken up by OREDA for awareness, popularization and sustainability of renewable energy in the State of Odisha for self reliance of the peoples of Odisha in energy sector.
The meeting concluded in the vote of thanks to the Chair.