Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu Releases White Paper On Power Sector.

July 9, 2024 8:15 PM.

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu released a white paper on power sector in a press conference at state secretariat in Amaravati on Tuesday.

Addressing the media, the Chief Minister said that the previous government had collected excessive charges from the people in various ways such as True Up, Fuel Surcharge and Electricity Duty.

He added that 45 percent charges have been increased on household consumers and 53 lakh crore people have suffered due to the increase in charges.

The chief minister said that the debt of power companies has increased by 79 percent in the last five years. Mr. Chandrababu Naidu said that he would focus on tariff control and take the help of the central government to put the power sector in a proper manner.