In order to frame the state’s solar power policy, Maharashtra Energy Department has set up a committee headed by the Principal Secretary of the Energy Department, said Nitin Raut, Energy Minister in a statement.
This committee will frame a comprehensive solar power policy with an aim to reduce dependence on thermal power and clear solar projects speedily via a single-window system, the minister said quoted PTI.
The Minister further added that, a separate company would be established for providing land for solar power projects with the creation of land bank.
In this committee, the members will be Chairpersons and Managing Directors of the state power utilities Mahavitaran, Mahapareshan and Mahanirmiti and Director General of Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA), while member secretary will be the deputy secretary/ joint secretary from the Energy Department, Raut commented.
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