PDD acts tough against power pilfering in Kathua

KATHUA: Power Development Department’s (PDD) EM&RE Division on Sunday intensified its enforcement drive against power theft and pilferage at various locations of Kathua. The drive was conducted under the superintendence of Deputy Commissioner, Dr Raghav Langar in Nagri and Hiranagar areas. Several inspection Teams, under the guidance of Executive Engineer PDD, Mohammad Shafi and consisting […]

HT transmission line running over Anantnag school poses threat to students

HT transmission line running over Anantnag school poses threat to students

Aantnag: Students at Government High School in Kamad area of Anantnag district are living dangerously with a high tension (HT) transmission line passing right over the school ground-posing immediate and long term threat to the children. The Russian poplars in the vicinity increase the threat manifolds, in case of a bad weather. Besides, the pollen […]

Private company to manage power supply in Srinagar, Jammu

Private company to manage power supply in Srinagar, Jammu

SRINAGAR: The SAC accorded sanction to the award of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Distribution Management System (DMS) under R-APDRP Scheme for Jammu and Srinagar cities to M/s GE T&D India Limited at a cost of Rs 173 crore. The establishment of SCADA/DMS is a major step towards realising the vision of 24×7 […]

Fire breaks out at power station in Batamaloo

Fire breaks out at power station in Batamaloo

Srinagar: A massive fire broke out at a power receiving station located near Shamshan Bhoomi in Batamaloo on Thursday. The fire partially damaged windows of a nearby house before firefighters were able to douse of the flames. The fire impacted power supply to adjoining areas, and the staff were working till late to fix the […]

Electrification, system strengthening, loss reduction works in PDD devolved to Panchayats

Electrification, system strengthening, loss reduction works in PDD devolved to Panchayats

SRINAGAR: The Government Wednesday ordered the devolution of electrification, system strengthening, loss reductions works in Power Development Department (PDD) to the Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs). According to the order issued by PDD, the Government has directed the devolution in exercise of powers conferred under sub-section 4 of section 12 of the Panchayati Raj Act, 1989 […]

One dead, four injured as locals try to erect electric pole in Aripanthan

One dead, four injured as locals try to erect electric pole in Aripanthan

BUDGAM: A youth was electrocuted to death while four others sustained injuries in Aripanthan area of Beerwah in central Kashmir’s Budgam district Friday. Local sources said that some people were trying to erect an electricity pole in the area, when it skipped from their hands and came in contact with a high voltage line at […]

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