Shopian shuts against unscheduled power outages

Shopian shuts against unscheduled power outages

Shopian: A complete shutdown was observed in south Kashmir’s Shopian town and adjacent areas on Thursday against continued electricity breakdowns in the district. Roads were blocked by protesters in the district and all shops and business establishments remained closed. Clashes erupted in the Jamia Masjid area after police allegedly attempted to arrest a shopkeeper. The […]

GoI allocates more electricity to J&K for winter demand

GoI allocates more electricity to J&K for winter demand

NEW DELHI: The power ministry Thursday said it has allocated additional power to Jammu and Kashmir to meet demand during the winter season. In view of increase in the power requirement in Jammu and Kashmir, that happens normally during winter, the central government has allocated 74 per cent power i.e. 792 MW out of 1071 […]

Winter helpline in Baramulla

Winter helpline in Baramulla

Baramulla: In its efforts to redress the grievances of people with respect to the availability of essentials in winter season, district administration Baramulla Monday established round the clock control room with helpline telephone number 01952-234343. The control room shall function under the overall supervision of additional deputy commissioner Baramulla Farooq Ahmad Baba.

Power Crisis: Protestors lock receiving station in Watergam

Power Crisis: Protestors lock receiving station in Watergam

Baramulla: Hundreds of people from Watergam area of Rafiabad in Baramulla district locked a power receiving station in the area on Friday morning. People from Dangiwacha, Watergam, Thagund, Bahrampora and other villages chanting anti PDD slogans reached the Watergam market Friday morning and kicked out the employees from the receiving station before locking it up. […]

On the Power Crisis in Kashmir

On the Power Crisis in Kashmir

By Akeel Rashid The power crisis in the winter season in Kashmir region has literally become a legacy which the successive administrations have been carrying forward serially. The concerned authorities are unwilling to implement any short term or long term solutions to this problem; instead they come up with justifications as to why electricity remains […]

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