PDD seizes ‘illegal’ power appliances in Kangan

PDD seizes ‘illegal’ power appliances in Kangan

Kangan: Power Development Department (PDD) Kangan Friday conducted raids in Kangan area of Ganderbal and seized large number of power appliances including heaters and boilers from consumers.
Officials said that a special team of PDD officials seized a large number of power appliances consumed illegally by the consumers and were putting extra load on transformers in the area.
A PDD official said that the drive has been launched to reduce power load resulting in unscheduled power curtailment in the area.
Nisar Ahmad Executive Engineer PDD kangan told Kashmir Reader that kangan town has 3MWS of installing capacity against which only 1.6 MW are under agreement and rest of the electricity is being consumed illegally.
“We will continue our drive in other areas also to reduce the illegal use of electricity. whosoever will be found guilty, he will be dealt strictly according to law, “he said.