The residents of Naseem Abad Kanitar are up in arms against the Power Development Department (PDD) for unscheduled power cuts in the area. “We are facing lot of inconvenience due to frequent power cuts. Despite being a metered area, we are still facing these problems”, locals said. The inhabitants appealed chief engineer Power Development Department […]
Advisor to Governor, KK Sharma, on Thursday laid the foundation stone of Energy Bhawan being constructed here by Jammu and Kashmir Energy Development Agency (JAKEDA) with an estimated cost of Rs 5.4 crore. The complex coming up in uptown Channi Rama of Jammu district would be housing the office of JAKEDA, besides having conference halls […]
The cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister NarendraModi, has approved the investment sanction for construction of 624-MW Kiru hydroelectric project by the Chenab valley power projects private limited (CVPPPL) in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Thursday. The project will be implemented at an estimated cost of Rs 4287.59 crore (at […]
State-run hydro power giant NHPC on Wednesday paid an interim dividend of ₹526.53 crore to the central government for 2018-19. The dividend payout bank advice was presented to Power Minister R K Singh by NHPC Chairman and Managing Director Balraj Joshi on Wednesday, a company statement said. The board of directors of the company in […]
A consortium hired to set up waste-to-energy plant at Achan dumping site is likely to walk out of the project on grounds of delay by authorities to perform their job under the agreement. A 5-MW power plant was to be installed at Achan that serves as dumping site for municipal waste generated in Srinagar. As […]
Residents of Rose Enclave Shivpora have urged the Power Development Department to install a transformer which would cater to the ever expanding households in the area. According to a delegation, the PDD had installed a transformer at Rose Enclave Shivpora when there were 20 households in 1997. Presently the area has about new 150 households […]
Residents of Sona Masjid Fateh kadal in Downtown here have hailed PDD for restoring power supply in the area. A delegation led by Abdul Qayoom Shah said that the residents faced inconvenience after 630 KV tranformer feeding power to the locality developed technical snag. “But due to prompt action by the PDD’s field staff in […]
Residents of Hyderpora have expressed resentment against unscheduled power cuts. A delegation from the area said that PDD resorts to unscheduled power cuts. “We face power cuts for hours together. PDD has failed to adhere to curtailment schedule,” they said.
Terming the statement of divisional commissioner Jammu regarding restoration of power supply in Chenab Valley as “irresponsible and aimed to make a mockery of the sufferings of the people”, the residents of Bhaderwah staged a strong demonstration here on Wednesday, demanding the stern action against the officer. On Tuesday, the divisional commissioner, Jammu, Sanjeev Kumar, […]
The state-owned power giant NTPC will regulate power supply to Jammu and Kashmir from February 18 midnight for not clearing outstanding dues of more than Rs 1,600 crore. On February 5, the company had also issued similar notices to discoms in Telangana, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh to regulate power, as the states had as much […]
Eight people suffered pellet injuries and forces allegedly set ablaze two electricity transformers after local residents resisted a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) at Tarigam, Kulgam, on Monday.
Former legislator and AIP chairman Er. Rasheed on Monday appealed to the political parties and the Joint Resistance leadership (JRL) to take a joint stand to stop New Delhi from “looting” the resources of Jammu and Kashmir.