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 […]

Pattan traders protest power crisis

Pattan traders protest power crisis

Baramulla: The traders and other people of Pattan area of this north Kashmir district on Monday staged protest against Power Development Department (PDD) alleging that the department has failed to provide proper electricity in the town. The traders and locals assembled at Main Chowk Pattan and staged a protest demonstration over the power crisis and […]

Sumbal village appeals PDD to realign 11KV line

Sumbal village appeals PDD to realign 11KV line

Srinagar: Residents of Hilalabad-Trangpora in Sumbal tehsil of Bandipora district Sunday appealed authorities to shift the 11-KV power line which passes over seven houses in the area. A delegation of residents said that the 11-KV electric line was too dangerous and poses threat to them and their families. “If just three electric poles are re-adjusted, […]

Overloaded transformer annoying residents of Stadium Colony Natipora

Overloaded transformer annoying residents of Stadium Colony Natipora

Srinagar: Residents of Stadium Colony in Natipora, Srinagar are complaining that the whole area is electrified with only one transformer which isn’t sufficient. The people are appealing the Power Development Department (PDD) to allot one more transformer to the area. Frequent breakdowns are creating inconvenience to the people in the holy month of Ramadan as […]

Despite assurances Beerwah villages facing power outages in Ramadhan

Despite assurances Beerwah villages facing power outages in Ramadhan

BUDGAM: Government assurances to provide regular power supply during the holy month of Ramadhan have fallen flat with residents of Beerwah sub-division who are facing frequent power cuts. Residents of Khag, Drang, Habber, Sitaharan, Harde-Surush, Poshker, Lokipora, Nasarpora, Gamboora, Budran, Magam, Kanihama, Mazhama and dozens of other villages complained to Kashmir Reader about the scheduled […]

At beginning of Ramadan, power supply curtailed, cut off in Shopian

At beginning of Ramadan, power supply curtailed, cut off in Shopian

SHOPIAN: Instead of ensuring that there are minimum power cuts in the month of Ramadan, the Power Development Department has not only increased the curtailment hours but snapped the power supply in more than 20 villages in district Shopian. Locals from these areas said that they have not seen electricity since the arrival of the […]

No power curtailment in metered, urban areas of Jammu this summer

JAMMU: J&K Power Development Department has announced that there will be no power curtailment in metered/urban areas of Jammu, Udhampur, Reasi and Ramban districts this summer while the rural consumers will also get respite with reduction in scheduled power cut from 8 hours to 7 hours. According to an official statement, the improvement in power […]

Power shutdown in various areas

Srinagar : Power Controller Kashmir has informed about shutdown of various 33kv lines, in different areas of Srinagar, Baramulla, Ganderbal, Budgam and Bandipora for carrying out stabilisation and branch cutting. In Srinagar 33kV Cheshmashahi- TRC and Cheshmashahi- Centaur Line and Cheshmashahi-Shalimar and Cheshmashahi-Nishat Lines will be shutdown on April 27and 29 respectively from 9.00 am […]

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