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There is no doubt that uninterrupted power supply will give a lot of boost not only to the economy but to the industrial growth in Jammu and Kashmir and it can be the main force behind investments if the government wants people to come in a big way to rebuild Jammu and Kashmir.

Recently LG Manoj Sinha reiterated Government’s commitment to make the UT power surplus in the next four years, and urged people to be equal partners in this transformative journey.

Every citizen of Jammu and Kashmir is a participant in the process of nation-building and their contribution to socio-economic development and progress in every sector is invaluable.

He appealed to the people to support the efforts of the administration by installing smart meters to reduce power theft and enabling the government to provide 24×7 quality power supply to all the consumers across the region.

The projects inaugurated today include augmentation of GSS Mirbazar from 320 MVA to 475 MVA, GSS Mattan from 70 MVA to 100 MVA, GSS Lissar from 50 MVA to 100 MVA, GSS Amargarh from 97.5 to 135  MVA; new 100 MVA, 132/33 kV GIS Khanyar, D/C 132 kV grade underground cable from GSS Wanganpora to GIS Khanyar; 15 new 33/kV receiving stations across Kashmir, augmentation of eleven 33/11 kV receiving stations, sub-transmission & distribution works. The long-pending Capacity Augmentation of Grid Sub Station of Mir Bazar costing Rs 30 crores and Mattan Grid Sub-Station costing Rs 7.7 crores will directly benefit more than a million population of Anantnag, Kulgam and Pulwama districts.

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