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No DT presently damaged in ED II Sgr: KPDCL

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MD visits Divisional Workshop, reviews buffer stock

SRINAGAR, JANUARY 10: Managing Director, Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation Limited (KPDCL), Mussarat Islam, today inspected Divisional Workshop of Electric Division (ED) II, Srinagar at Huzuribagh and obtained a firsthand appraisal about replacement of damaged transformers.

Executive Engineer, ED II, Srinagar, Er. Rauf Bhat, AEE, Er. Dara Singh and other engineering and technical staff of Sub Division Huzuribagh were also present on the occasion.

While inspecting the buffer stock of DTs, the MD was informed by EE ED II that no Distribution Transformer (DT) is presently damaged in Electric Division II and all damaged DTs have been repaired at the workshop.

He was further informed that only 34 DTs were damaged in the month of December 2023, down from 62 in the corresponding period in 2022. In January so far, only 5 DTs have been reported damaged and all have been replaced within the stipulated timeline fixed by the Government.

While visiting 3×6.3MVA Receiving Station and Billing Centre of S/D Huzuribagh, the MD appreciated the KPDCL staff and urged upon them to increase the billing and collection efficiency and maintaining the momentum of inspection and disconnection drives in the Electric Division.

The MD also appreciated the improvement in revenue realisation in Electric Division II and hoped that targets fixed by the Government will be achieved.

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