Power supply to remain affected

Power supply to remain affected

SRINAGAR: According to the Superintending Engineer, EM&RE, Circle-II, Srinagar, there shall be shutdown on Zainakote receiving station on July 18, 19 and 20, 2017 from 10 am to 4 pm. Accordingly, there shall be also shutdown on Rajbagh Receiving Station on July 18 and 20 from 10 am to 4pm. Meanwhile, the shutdown is also […]

Lineman dies after falling from electric pole

Lineman dies after falling from electric pole

PAMPORE: In a tragic incident, a 40-year-old lineman of Power Development Department (PDD) died when he fell from an electric pole while repairing a transmission line at Khadrehmoh area of Pampore in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday, officials told Kashmir Reader. According to the field staff reports, lineman Mohammad Amin Yatoo son of Ghulam […]

Protests against NHPC in Uri

Protests against NHPC in Uri

Baramulla: Scores of people including the family members of a labourer of NHPC who was drowned in the Uri power canal four days ago while cleaning the canal, on Wednesday staged a protest against the NHPC authorities. The protesters demanded fixing responsibility on the death of the labourer Adil Ahmad of Salambad Uri. “He was […]

PDD employee, labourer electrocuted in Baramulla

PDD employee, labourer electrocuted in Baramulla

Baramulla: A need based employee of Power Development Department (PDD) and commoner were electrocuted to death while another person was injured in Uri and Rafiabad areas of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday. Reports said that a need based employee of PDD Fareed Ahmad Khan, a resident of Bimyar village of Uri was repairing an […]

Kullan residents block highway for over erratic power supply

Kullan residents block highway for over erratic power supply

Gund: Inhabitants of Kullan village in Ganderbal district blocked Srinagar-Leh higway at Kullan staging protests against Power department for failing to replace a damaged power transformer at the village. The protesters chanted slogans against PDD and blocked the highway leaving hundreds of vehicles stranded over two hours. The protestors said that they approached the PDD […]

Tangmarg residents fear transmission lines over damaged poles, trees

Tangmarg residents fear transmission lines over damaged poles, trees

Baramulla: A mesh of transmission lines woven through damaged electric poles in agricultural land at Chandil Tangmarg area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district is putting the lives of farmers and locals at risk. The locals reported the threat to the power development department officials but they do not take initiatives to correct it. A short […]

Two PDD employees electrocuted in Sopore

Two PDD employees electrocuted in Sopore

Sopore: Two employees of the Power Development Department (PDD) were electrocuted while repairing a power line in Sopore town of Baramulla district on Monday. According to the reports, Ali Mohammad son of Mohammad Ramzan Sheikh a resident of Nowpora Jageer, an employee of PDD was repairing the power line at Noorbagh area of Sopore, when […]

High mast LED lights will illuminate Kashmir streets

High mast LED lights will illuminate Kashmir streets

SRINAGAR: To improve street lighting, PDD and SMC are installing 157 high mast led lights in the Kashmir valley at the cost of 5.5 cr rupees. The agencies will also repair defunct lights in Srinagar. Different agencies – Housing Department (HD), Power development Department (PDD), Tourism, Roads and Building Department (R&B) and SMC – install […]

Protests against PHE & PDD in Warpora

Protests against PHE & PDD in Warpora

SOPORE: Massive power outage & shortage of water supply from the last few weeks in the Warpora village of Sopore town has left its inhabitants fuming. Residents of Warpora village in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday alleged that they have been facing an acute shortage of drinking water and a massive power outage from […]

Shopian villagers enforce fault in transmission line

Shopian villagers enforce fault in transmission line

SHOPIAN: About a hundred villages of district Shopian have been rendered without electricity for the past two days as the villagers of Sugan enforced fault on 33,000 KVA line as a mark of protest against the frequent power breakdowns in the area. According to the department sources, the HT line from Chitragam receiving station to […]

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