Crescent Kashmir

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The Government of Jammu and Kashmir along with the Central Government are trying to improve the power scenario in Kashmir valley during these winter months. Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir reviewed Power scenario in Kashmir.

He directed Officers to act humanely in event of harsh cold climatic conditions & replace damaged DTs within timeframe to ease people’s sufferings.

He directed the concerned to act humanely in event of harsh cold climatic conditions and replace the damaged Distribution Transformer (DT) to ease people’s sufferings.

The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Managing Director, KPDCL; Chief Engineer KPDCL/ KPTCL, Generation/ Planning and Procurement Kashmir and other concerned officers in person, besides all Deputy Commissioner’s of Kashmir Division through Video Conferencing.

At the outset the MD KPDCL briefed the meeting about the power scenario in Kashmir through a PowerPoint presentation which includes average demand met; maximum demand un-restricted and average curtailment. He informed that there has been no distress cut after additional allocation of 200 MWs of power across Kashmir Valley.

He reviewed district wise details of average curtailment hours in metered and non-metered both in urban and rural areas of Kashmir division.

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