MoEE Union Minister inspects main powerstations in Namhsam, Taunggyi, Kalaw, Yepaungson


Union Minister for Electricity and Energy U Aung Than Oo, Shan State Chief Minister Dr Kyaw Tun, Commander of the Eastern Central Command Maj-Gen Hla Moe, and Shan State Minister for Natural Resources U Sai Leik inspected the electricity distribution at the Namhsam Main Station, Taunggyi Main Station, Kalaw Main Station, Yepaungson Main Station, and met with staff at the Shan State (South) Electrical Engineer Office on 11 April.
During the meeting with the staff, the Union minister said efforts are made to distribute sufficient electricity to the people as the electricity sector plays a vital role in the country’s development. He said that plans are made to produce electricity based on a variety of energy resources.
He said it is necessary to encourage people to understand the works of the ministry as there is a delay in generating electricity due to various reasons, and the people are experiencing difficulties in adjusting the load from time to time. He also added the need to complete projects in a set period of time, inspect cable lines and equipment used in stations to distribute the electricity constantly and sustainably develop the substations, supervise for collection of electricity bills within the prescribed time and to prevent illegal access to electricity, to educate people to prevent electrical incidents. — MNA

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