Alistang power station delayed again, this time by ‘harsh winter’ and ‘Pulwama attack scare’

Alistang power station delayed again, this time by ‘harsh winter’ and ‘Pulwama attack scare’

SRINAGAR: The much awaited Alistang grid station, expected to end the problem of long power cuts in winter in Kashmir Valley, will take another three-four months to complete. The reason, according to a top officer of the Power Development Department (PDD), is the unusually harsh winter this year followed by the “scare” created by the […]

GoI approves Kiru Hydro Electric Project in Kishtwar on Chenab river

GoI approves Kiru Hydro Electric Project in Kishtwar on Chenab river

SRINAGAR: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the investment sanction for the construction of the 624 MW Kiru Hydro Electric (HE) Project by Chenab Valley Power Projects Private Limited (CVPPPL) in Jammu and Kashmir. The project will be implemented at an estimated cost of Rs 4287.59 crore, […]

Governor congratulates PDD

Governor congratulates PDD

JAMMU: Governor Satya Pal Malik has congratulated the State’s Power Development Department for becoming first in the country to achieve 100% households electrification. Union Minister for Power, R K Singh presented awards to K K Sharma, Advisor to Governor; Hirdesh Kumar Singh, Commissioner Secretary PDD and his team at New Delhi. An award of Rs. […]

After NTPC threat to curtail power supply, J&K decides to pay in parts

After NTPC threat to curtail power supply, J&K decides to pay in parts

SRINAGAR: The J&K Government’s Power Development Department (PDD) has decided to pay outstanding dues in parts to electricity generator NTPC after the latter threatened to curtail power supply from February 19 midnight to Jammu & Kashmir. The national company had warned PDD, which owes it Rs 1,600 crore, of restricting supply from its power stations […]

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