JAMMU : To ensure hassle free power supply and restoration of damaged power structure in snow bound areas of Jammu province including Chenab valley and Poonch Rajouri belt, the Minister of State for Technical Education and Power, Mr. Vikar Rasool Wani today convened a high level meeting here today.
The meeting was attended by the Development Commissioner Power, Mr. Asgar Ali, Chief Engineer Power, Ms. Shahnaz Goni, Chief Engineer Procurement, Mr. Khurshid Badu and other concerned Executive Engineers of the concerned districts.
The Minister directed the officials to gear up the special squads for early restoration of damaged power structure in these areas, so that people do not face in any inconvenience during these cold days. He directed Chief Engineer ME & RE Jammu to ensure early completion of tendering process of funds released for improvement of LT & HT network.
The Minister said that the Government is committed to improve the power scenario of the backward areas by providing the requisite supply of electric power and also ensure and augmentation of the existing infrastructure, so that the people living in these areas do not face any inconvenience especially in these winter months.
Mr. Vikar said that all left over un-electrified areas would be electrified soon in the 2nd phase of the RGGVY so that no area of the State remains without the much needed electricity.
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