Complete all pending works of RAPDRP before winter: Farooq Andrabi


SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 22- Minister of State for Hajj, Auqaf and Power Development Department (PDD), Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi today directed engineers to complete all pending projects under RAPDRP before the onset of winter in the valley.

This he said while chairing a high level review meeting with the officials of PDD.

Commissioner Secretary PDD Dheeraj Gupta, Development Commissioner Power Shiekh Gul Ayaz, Chief Engineer EM&RE, Kashmir B.A. Khan, Chief Engineer EM&RE Jammu Ashwini Gupta, Chief Engineer, P&MM, J&K, Khursheed Ahmad Budoo and other officers of PDD were present in the meeting.

The officials gave detailed presentation of pending works under RAPDRP scheme and its related issues.


Mr. Andrabi directed engineers to make minimum use of time and resources to create tangible impact in the urban areas before winter in the Kashmir.

The Minister exhorted upon the department to constitute a committee which will monitor the progress of the work in different locations.

Mr. Andrabi also directed the PDD officials to expedite the repair of damaged transformers to ensure early restoration of power supply in affected areas. He underlined the need to work in close coordination to ensure prompt public delivery system.