SRINAGAR: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir directed all Deputy Commissioners (DCs) of Kashmir division to regularize all illegal power connections under Saubhagya scheme up to October 31, 2018 on war footing.
The Divisional Commissioner made these directions while reviewing the status of centrally sponsored scheme Saubhagya aimed to provide electricity to all households.
The meeting was informed that PDD regularized 85000 electricity connections out of 1,62,658 under Saubhagya scheme across the valley so far.
To achieve 100 per cent electrification under SAUBHAGYA scheme, Div Com directed all DDCs of Kashmir Division to start an intense drive with PDD authorities to identify all illegal power connections in their respective districts and regularize them under the scheme.
He also asked them to identify those households who have two or more families residing under single electricity connection.