Power lines on Chinar pose threat at DC office

Power lines on Chinar pose threat at DC office

BARAMULLA: A dense mesh of power transmission lines woven through a Chinar tree in the premises of DC Office Baramulla is putting the lives of visitors at risk, where people have already had a narrow escape, once, at the busy spot, after a short circuit on the lines. “We approached the concerned department quite a […]

Electric transformer installed without transmission lines

Electric transformer installed without transmission lines

Baramulla: The Power Development Department installed a new electric transformer in ward number 4 of Kharmohalla Chadnil in Tangmarg two weeks ago. Ironically, the department had not provided the required transmission lines for supply of electricity to this north Kashmir village. Though the villagers attempted to restore electricity, the unavailability of poles and wire had […]

Dy CM for making JK self-sufficient in power generation

Dy CM for making JK self-sufficient in power generation

SRINAGAR: Keeping in view the favourable geographical conditions of Jammu and Kashmir, JK Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today directed the officers of JKSPDC to explore the possibility of generating power so that the State becomes self-sufficient in power generation and the consumers get adequate supply of electricity. While addressing officers during the 2nd […]

Shopian villages cry hoarse over delay in commissioning HT lines

Shopian villages cry hoarse over delay in commissioning HT lines

SHOPIAN: The transmission line installed in 2015 to give separate power supply to about seven villages of Trenz area of district Shopian has not been commissioned due to ‘callous attitude of the authorities’. Earlier in January, the government assured power supply to the area from Pinjura receiving station when villagers of Sugan village instilled fault […]

After losing son to electrocution, employee’s family says department apathetic

After losing son to electrocution, employee’s family says department apathetic

Kandhama: Family of a Power Development Department employee, who died due to electrocution on duty in December, have complained that the department was delaying the compensation case unnecessarily. Abdul Quyoom Zargar of Kandhama in central Kashmir’s Budgam district died due to an electric shock during power restoration work Lawahipora Khag. “The officials of the department […]

Shopian villagers protest against PDD

Shopian villagers protest against PDD

SHOPIAN: The residents of Hillow Imamsahib Shopian on Wednesday staged protests against the Power Development Department (PDD) at Hillow Imamsahib Shopian for the department’s “indifference” over repairing of a faulty transformer that was damaged on March 18. The protesters blocked Shopian-Bijbehara road for about three hours hampering the movement of traffic for some time. Latter, […]

Private companies working for PDD asked to complete work on time

Private companies working for PDD asked to complete work on time

SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Power Development, Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi, on Tuesday directed private companies associated with the construction of various power projects in the State,  to complete ongoing works in time so that target of 24X7 power supply is realized. While  chairing a meeting here to review functioning of the Power Development Department […]

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