September 25, 2022


Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee Payyavula Keshav on Saturday mentioned, as an alternative of developing with straight replies to the questions raised on “irregularities” within the buy of 9,000 MW from Adani Photo voltaic firm, the YSRCP authorities made “deceptive statements.”

Addressing the media on Saturday, Mr. Keshav referred to the press launch issued by Vitality Minister Balineni Srinivasa Reddy, and mentioned it was “filled with untruths and half truths geared toward complicated the folks.”

“The federal government has no reply why it plans to pay ₹3.50 to ₹4.50 per unit in 2024 to the Adani agency when it might purchase it for a lot lesser value of ₹1.26

per unit,” the TDP chief mentioned.

There was no fact within the authorities’s declare that buy of energy from exterior can be cheaper than producing it within the State, he mentioned.

“A gazette issued by the Centre clearly says that inter-State transmission expenses waiver might be relevant solely to the facility initiatives that begin functioning in December 2022,” Mr. Keshav asserted.

“However the Minister says that the waiver will make Adani energy from Rajasthan, which can begin in 2024, cheaper,” he mentioned.

Pointing to the truth that former Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu had developed a inexperienced hall system for six,000 MW solar energy within the State itself, Mr. Keshav puzzled the place was the necessity for the YSRCP authorities to purchase energy from exterior.

He slammed the YSRCP authorities for remodeling Andhra Pradesh into “Adani Pradesh” by “blindly following the enterprise mannequin of the Gujarat industrialist,” which might adversely impression the pursuits of the folks within the State.

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