Steps underway to upgrade power infrastructure in state: Dy CM

Steps underway to upgrade power infrastructure in state: Dy CM

Inaugurates receiving stations at Samba, Bishnah, Suchetgarh
SAMBA: Reiterating government’s resolve to ensure adequate and uninterrupted power supply to the consumers, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh on Sunday said that steps are underway to upgrade and augment the existing infrastructure in the power sector in the state.
Dr Singh said this after inaugurating 5MVA, 66/11KV Receiving Stations at Sumb & Rehian in Samba and upgraded 10MVA, 33/11KV Receiving Station at Chak Hasla in Bishnah. The Receiving Stations would benefit large number of villagers living in Sumbh, Thaloor, Penthi and adjoining areas of Rehian.
While addressing the gathering, the deputy CM said that Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana would be implemented in the state soon which would help in providing 100% electrification and 24X7 power supply in the rural areas of the state. Besides, this power infrastructure is being upgraded under the RAPDRP scheme that would ensure uninterrupted power supply in urban areas, he said.
Dr Nirmal called upon the people to take benefits of the state and centrally sponsored schemes and asked them to pay their electricity bills on time so that the Government can properly implement these schemes for the welfare of the common masses. He said that the state government is committed to provide basic amenities to the people of the state and special emphasis is being given to ensure uninterrupted power and water supply and provide better road connectivity in all regions.
Later, the deputy CM also inaugurated additional 6.3MVA, 33/11KV transformer at Receiving Station Badyal Brahmana in Suchetgarh.

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