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Tuesday, 30 January 2018 17:12

Mayor of Hubli-Dharwad Municipal Corporation wants solar DPR prepared

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The HDMC has decided to renew efforts to complete the solar city project sanctioned in 2011. A decision to this effect was taken at a general body meeting of the HDMC on Monday. Mayor D K Chavan ordered HDMC commissioner Siddalingayya Hiremath to prepare the DPR and submit it to the ministry of renewable energy. Raising the issue, Dr Pandurang Patil urged the mayor and officials to clear their stand on the implementation of solar city project. He also sought to know why the project — for which Rs 43 lakh was sanctioned — has been delayed.

In the absence of Hiremath, special officer of the Smart City project, that the process was hampered due delay in preparing the DPR. "The delay in preparing the DPR is unknown and the electricity department of the HDMC should reveal the cause of the delay," he said.

Patil said that due to officials' negligence, the twin cities will lose the project by March 31. Hiremath opined that there is no point in preparing the DPR as the project duration expired last year.

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  • News Section: Solar Energy News
  • Month: January
  • Year: 2018
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