Chandigarh 25th July:- Former PPCC chief HS Hanspal has been appointed as Chairman of Punjab Energy Development Authority ( PEDA) by Punjab CM, Captain Amarinder Singh.
He took charge of office at PEDA office in sector 33 here on Wednesday evening.
Among others former Punjab CM Rajinder Kaur Bhattal , cabinet ministers Sadhu Singh Dharamsot and Aruna Chaudhary, former Central Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and Chairman of the Punjab Mandi Board, Lal Singh were also presented during occasion.
Hanspal has been former Member of Parliament in Rajya sabha for two terms. He became chief of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee during last Congress government in Punjab.
He was also appointed as Member of National Commission for Minorities (govt of India). Presently he is President of Namdhari Darbar.
On his appointment, Hanspal thanked Punjab CM for appointing him PEDA Chairman.
While taking charge, HS Hanspal hoped to solve the farmers problem by providing solar power solution for pumping water for agricultural utilization . This will solve power and economic problem in a big way, he maintained.