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 […]

Markundal residents protest against PDD

Markundal residents protest against PDD

Sumbal: The residents of Markundal village of Sumbal town on Tuesday held a protest against Power Development Department (PDD) for ‘failing’ to repair a transformer from the last two weeks. Scores of residents including women blocked Sumbal-Sopore road and raised slogans against PDD. The aggrieved residents said that a transformer got damaged about two weeks […]

Baramulla: Damage to grid station Peerniyan puts several villages in dark

Baramulla: Damage to grid station Peerniyan puts several villages in dark

Baramulla: A grid station was damaged in Peerniyan area of tehsil Boniyar in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday, resulting in electricity breakdown to half a dozen villages. Locals said heavy snowfall on Thursday disrupted electricity in the area as most of the heavy transmission lines were damaged. The Power Development Department (PDD) employees tried […]

Shopian without water, roads, electricity

Shopian without water, roads, electricity

SHOPIAN: All essential supplies including water, electricity and roads have been badly hit in Shopian district by heavy snowfall. Majority of the roads were still under two to three feet of snow on Thursday despite the administration’s efforts to clear snow of them. Officials in the district administration said that the intensity of snowfall was […]

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