Lineman electrocuted to death in Budgam

Lineman electrocuted to death in Budgam

Budgam: A power development department (PDD) lineman was electrocuted to death in a village in Khansahab area of Budgam district. Bashir Ahmad Khan of Zogoo village was critically injured when he received an electric shock while repairing an electric transformer in Bhat Mohalla area of Kharian this afternoon, Mushtaq Ahmad, an eyewitness told Kashmir Reader. […]

Chief Engineer PDD appeals for judicious use of electricity

SRINAGAR: Chief Engineer Power Development Department Kashmir on Wednesday appealed people for judiciously using the electricity so that the distribution network is not overloaded and power curtailment is avoided. The Chief Engineer said that uninterrupted power supply is the right of every consumer and the department is working overtime to achieve this goal. However, he […]

Advisor Vyas for fast-pacing implementation of PDD flagship programmes

SRINAGAR: Advisor to the Governor BB Vyas convened a meeting of the Power Development Department (PDD) here on Wednesday to discuss the issues projected by people during the public grievances’ redressal camps held by the Advisor at Srinagar, Jammu and various district headquarters. The meeting was attended by Commissioner Secretary PDD, Hirdesh Kumar, Chief Engineers […]

‘Cent percent household electrification in JK soon’

‘Cent percent household electrification in JK soon’

NEW DELHI: J&K is all set to achieve the target of providing ‘Power for All’ with electrification of each and every household across the state soon, Commissioner Secretary Power Development Department (PDD), Hirdesh Kumar, said Tuesday. Kumar was speaking during the ‘Review Planning and Monitoring (RPM)’ meeting chaired by Union Minister of Power, R K […]

Hajin residents protest rampant power cuts

Hajin residents protest rampant power cuts

Hajin: Residents of Hajin town of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Monday blocked the Hajin-Srinagar road to protest against power crisis in the area. The protesters, mostly women, held a protest at Higher Secondary ground Hajin located near police station and disrupted traffic movement on the road for hours together. They were shouting slogans against […]

Ensure people don’t face power woes during winters: CS to PDD

SRINAGAR: Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam Monday directed the Power Development Department (PDD) to ensure that there is no power problem in Kashmir and winter zone of Jammu during the winters. He said there are clear instructions from the Governor that the consumers shouldn’t be put to any inconvenience because of unscheduled power cuts during the […]

Unbundling of PDD: Employees’ body threatens state-wide agitation

Unbundling of PDD: Employees’ body threatens state-wide agitation

SRINAGAR: JK Power Employees and Engineers Coordination Committee, an amalgam of power development department (PDD) employees, on Sunday threatened state-wide agitation if the government does not give up the work on unbundling of PDD into a state run company. This reaction from the committee has come after the government issued an SRO for unbundling of […]

HPC clears 315 languishing projects for funding

HPC clears 315 languishing projects for funding

SRINAGAR: The second meeting of the High-Powered Committee (HPC) constituted for ensuring assured funding of languishing projects to complete them in set timeframe was held here Wednesday. The meeting was chaired by Principal Secretary, Finance, Navin K Choudhary, who is also the Chairman of the Committee. Giving details, Principal Secretary Finance said the Committee in […]

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