Thousands of devotees from across the country visit the scenic Paddar valley every year for the famous Machail Yatra but ironically a dozen remote villages here are reeling under darkness as there is no electricity supply.
An alternate and “dependable” transmission line is set to connect Kashmir valley with the northern grid which would help import electricity and tide over energy crisis, particularly during winter months.
The officials of Salal Power Station claimed to have achieved the highest ever day’s power generation since commissioning by generating 17.016 MUs of power on Sunday.
State-run NHPC today said its 330 MW Kishanganga hydropower project is fully commissioned with synchronising of third unit of 110 MW on March 30, 2018.
The Power controller, Kashmir Province PDD Bemina today informed that in order to carry out the stringing works on construction of 220 KV Krishenpur Wagoora line, the 33 KV SIDCO feeder will be shutdown from 10 am to 5 pm on 6 February.
Failure of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) and Power Development Department (PDD) to undertake repairs of defunct streetlights is giving a tough time to residents of several areas of Downtown here.
Even as two years have passed since the GVK Powers Limited and its sub contractor L&T suspended the work on 850 MW Rattle Hydro Electrical Power Project on river Chenab in Drabshala area of Kishtwar district, the state government has failed to get the construction work restored.
The delegation under the banner of All Kashmir Traders Federation Shaher-e-Khaas Zaina Kadal apprised the Chief Engineer about problems faced by locals and traders due to unscheduled power cuts and old poles.
The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has issued notice to state government and National Hydro Electric Power Corporation for response on a petition seeking directions for rehabilitation of the families affected by the Kishenganga Hydroelectric Power Project in Bandipora in accordance with the National Rehabilitation and Resettlement Policy 2007. The petitioners also seek directions for…
Power conductor wires hanging almost head high have caused concern among residents of Dhanore area here who fear the high voltage wires may cause harm to them.