CHIEF MINISTER Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated Bhounra Power sub-station in Guna on Wednesday. The sub-station was constructed at a cost of Rs 9 crore with the assistance from Asian Development Bank (ADB).
He earlier inaugurated two schemes related to health and soil in Bamori development block in the district and distributed loan amounting to crores of rupees to the beneficiaries.
Guna MLA Kanhaiyalal Agrawal, district panchayat president Mamta Meena and MLA Gopilal Jatav accompanied him during the visit.
The sub-station with the capacity of 40 MVA would prove helpful for farmers of over 200 villages in the district. Chief Engineer of Power Distribution Company, K Vagtare informed that a 30-kilometer long electricity line had been laid
for power distribution from Bhounra sub-station.
At a camp in Bamori, Chouhan distributed loans to beneficiaries under various schemes. An exhibition by government departments displaying its achievements was also organised.
Earlier, amidst constant changes in his programme, Chief Minister reached Guna from Bhopal on plane and left for Bamori by road route.
As per schedule, Chouhan was to reach Parvah village by helicopter and then to Swaya village by road route and back to Parvah. From Parvah he was scheduled to reach Bamori by helicopter.