Process to augment power infrastructure initiated: Dy CM

SRINAGAR: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh Wednesday said that the government has already initiated the process to augment the power infrastructure and in this regard several measures stand already taken.
According to an official statement, Dr. Singh was interacting with the deputation of the Small Scale Industrial Units (SSIUs) of the State engaged in the manufacture of the electric transformers and other related things associated with them.
Dr. Singh assured the deputation that their genuine demands would be looked into and redressed. He also asked them that they should also contribute their bit in ensuring that the power infrastructure is augmented properly by adding quality infrastructural capacities to it, the statement said.
The Deputy Chief Minister, according to the statement, said that the Government is committed to resolve issues related to the power sector and the necessary mechanism has already been put in place.
Dr. Singh further assured the deputationists that under the new procurement policy, their interests would be safeguarded and government is committed to strengthen the industry in the State and in this regard a new industrial policy is in offing, the statement said further.
According to the statement, Minister for Finance, Labour Employment and Culture, Dr. Haseeb A. Drabu, Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Prakash Ganga, Principal Secretary Power, Sandeep Naik, Chief Engineer of PDD and other senior officers were present in the meeting.