Ensure adequate power supply during holy month of Ramzan: Phunsog

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Srinagar, Aug 29 (UNI) The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to approach the Centre for additional power allocation to the state to cater to the requirement during the holy month of Ramzan.

Stressing the need for rationalising power curtailment and supply position in Jammu and Kashmir, Adviser to Governor C Phunsog has asked the Power Development Department (PDD) and Power Development Corporation (PDC) authorities to ensure adequate power supply during the holy month of Ramzan in the state.

Reviewing the arrangements of power supply during the ensuing holy month of Ramzan at a high level meeting today, he said steps should also be taken to rationalise curtailment and supply position in the three regions of the state.

He directed the concerned officers to address the problems of consumers without any delay and keep vigil on the grid and receiving stations, adding that on the job training for the purpose should also be imparted to the PDD staff for better functioning of grid and receiving stations.

The Managing Director PDC apprised the Adviser about the power generation position in different power stations with regard to dwindling water flow due to the onset of winter, power supply and purchase of power from Northern Grid.

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