Equipment to be installed in offices for saving electricity

November 13, 2019

On the direction of Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, a meeting was held at CM Office in which principle decision was taken to install equipment in government offices for saving electricity and the target was fixed to convert 25 public sector universities to solar energy by the end of the current financial year. The meeting was told that 20 to 30 percent saving of electricity will be possible due to the use of electrical devices and the carbon being produced due to electricity use will be decreased by 1.2 metric ton annually. Other public sector department buildings will also be converted to solar energy in phases and solar energy will be used in Punjab under World Bank funded green project. Dubai and Korean companies have shown interest in investment in the energy sector of Punjab. Industries minister Mian Aslam Iqbal, advisor Dr Salman Shah, secretary energy, Chairman PBIT, PEECA experts and others attended the meeting.