Modi lays foundation of 1000MW Pakal Dul hydropower project

Modi lays foundation of 1000MW Pakal Dul hydropower project

JAMMU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday laid the foundation of 1000 MWs Pakal Dul Hydro Electric Project to be built in Kishtwar district, at an expected cost Rs. 8112 crore. He also laid the foundation of 58 kilometre Jammu Semi Ring Road project to be built at a cost of Rs. 2300 crore. The Prime […]

Decayed wooden electric poles pose threat to people in old City

Decayed wooden electric poles pose threat to people in old City

NAZIMA RASHID Srinagar: The wooden electric poles installed by the Power Development Department (PDD) some decades back in Downtown area of Srinagar city poses a huge threat to life and property. Locals said that these poles are decayed and are vulnerable to fall which may result in loss of life and damage to the property. […]

Bandipora villagers protest against PDD, put lantern on transformer bed

Bandipora villagers protest against PDD, put lantern on transformer bed

ASHTENGOO: The residents of Ashtengoo village of Bandipora district on Monday staged a protest against the Power Development Department (PDD) by putting a lighted lantern on a transformer bed, which has been missing for a month after it developed a snag, and has plunged this village in darkness for over 45 days. The protestors assembled […]

10 transformers damaged by lightening in Boniyar

10 transformers damaged by lightening in Boniyar

BARAMULLA: At least ten power transformers were damaged by lightening in Boniyar tehsil of border town Uri on Saturday night due to lightning. Power Development Department (PDD) officials said that of the ten electric transformers damaged in several villages some were damaged partially while some were shifted to service stations for repairing. Local residents said […]

PDD fails to repair transformer in Migrant camp Boniyar, residents irked

PDD fails to repair transformer in Migrant camp Boniyar, residents irked

Baramulla: The inhabitants of Migrant Camp Bela Boniyar in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district have expressed strong resentment against PDD for failing to repair a transformer in the locality from. The residents said that the transformer of the locality developed a snag one month before and PDD failed to repair it. They said when it was […]

Modi to visit JK, inaugrate Kishenganga power project

Modi to visit JK, inaugrate Kishenganga power project

Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Jammu and Kashmir for two days later this month during which he will inaugurate a hydro-electricity project and participate in the 100th birth anniversary celebrations of Ladakhi spiritual leader Kushak Bakula and a university convocation, officials said here on Tuesday. While the dates are yet to […]

Unscheduled power cuts irk Kandi residents of Baramulla

BARAMULLA: Residents of Chandosa area of Kandi Baramulla are up in the arms against PDD for unscheduled power cuts in the area. They said that PDD is resorting to unscheduled power cuts in Muran Tangwari, Rajpora, Chandosa, Wahiduna. “We are paying electricity tariffs on time but department fail to provide us electricity as per schedule,” […]

Power project building gutted in Uri

Power project building gutted in Uri

Baramulla: A building of Lower JehlamHydro electric power Project (LJHP) in Peerniyan area of Uri gutted in a fire incident on Tuesday morning. Sources said that fire broke out in the godown during wee hours of Tuesday and damaged it completely before fire tenders were pressed into service. They said the goods worth lacs including […]

Erected pedestal waiting for sanctioned transformer at Khandah

Erected pedestal waiting for sanctioned transformer at Khandah

Sadam Hussain Pandow Budgam: Residents of Budgam’s Khandah village are eagerly waiting for the installation of a 100KV transformer power transformer for which the pedestal has been erected three months back. Residents alleged that despite the ground work the Power Development Department has failed to install the transformer for mysterious reasons. “We have complained umpteen […]

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