Uttar Pradesh Government Orders 18-Hour Power Supply In Villages Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to ensure uninterrupted power supply to villages from 6pm to 6am. (ANI)

The Uttar Pradesh Government has ordered 18-hour power supply in villages and 24-hour power supply in the state’s district headquarters. The decision was taken in the second Cabinet meeting chaired by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath earlier today (11 April).

“It is the dream of BJP chief Amit Shah and the Chief Minister that every house, every poor and every village gets power by 2018,” the state’s power minister Shrikant Sharma told the media after the Cabinet meeting.

Sharma said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government had successfully provided uninterrupted 24-hour power supply at all “shaktipeeths” during the Navratri festival that ended last week.

In addition to today’s power-supply order, Adityanath has directed officials to ensure uninterrupted supply to villages from 6pm to 6am so that students preparing for exams are not disturbed.

With Inputs From ANI.

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