Sunil Sharma inaugurates upgraded receiving stations, directs PDD to minimize curtailment

Jammu: Minister for Power Development, Sunil Kumar Sharma today instructed the engineers of the Department to take concerted steps for minimizing curtailment and power breakdowns in the prevailing scorching weather conditions.

“J&K has achieved major feat in augmentation and strengthening of   transmission and distribution network and the people should get the benefits of the same,” the Minister directed the engineers here after inaugurating upgraded receiving stations at Gajansoo and Kanachak.

The Minister strictly cautioned the officers against unscheduled power cuts and asked the engineers to work tirelessly to provide relief to the people during the peak summer season.

Earlier, the Minister was informed that the receiving station Gajansoo has been upgraded from 6.3 MVA to 10 MVA at an estimated cost of 62 lakh, while the receiving station at Kanachak has been upgraded from 3.5 MVA to 6.3 MVA at an estimated cost of 10 lakhs.

Chief Engineers, Executive Engineers and other senior officers of the concerned departments and a large number of people were present on the occasion.

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