DC reviews functioning of Power sector in Bandipora

BANDIPORA: Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmed Monday convened a meeting of officers to review the functioning of the Power Sector in the district.
The officers informed the meeting about the power scenario in the district and the issues of overloading during peak hours. It was also informed that the recent outages were primarily due to faults in various 11kv/33kv feeders which were rectified by the department immediately.
It was given out that the power supply scenario in Bandipora Division has witnessed a considerable improvement as compared to previous year due to commissioning of Patushay Grid Station and relocation, rationalization of load on different feeders.
Dr Owais on the occasion directed officers to make the Area-Wise Curtailment schedule public and ensure power supply strictly as per schedule. He also directed concerned officers to put in place proper grievance redressal mechanisms by way of setting up dedicated control rooms to take note of power and transformer related grievances and coordinate ensure timely redressal and dissemination of the information to the general public.

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