Guwahati, June 26: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday reviewed rural electrification and overall power scenario of Assam in a meeting with officials of the Power Department at Janata Bhawan, Guwahati.
The CM directed officials to adopt a business mechanism by involving local entrepreneurs and youths across the state.
Directing the officials to initiate stringent measures to curb menace of power theft, the CM also stressed on modernisation and strengthening of electrical network for uninterrupted power supply across the state.
Sonowal directed officials to put in place effective mechanism to avert mishaps during the monsoons. He also directed them to organise exhibitions at panchayat levels to create awareness on electrification schemes.