DDC Kishtwar reviews power scenario, development projects


KISHTWAR : District Development Commissioner, Kishtwar Ashok Sharma today chaired a fortnightly meeting to review the status of works under various centrally sponsored power sector schemes (JPDCL) in the district.

Chief Planning Officer Mohammad Iqbal; SE projects AK Chibber; SE JPDCL Mohammad Asgar Peer; XEN JPDCL Altaf Hussain; XEN STD DC Sharma; XEN Projects Sayer Bhagat; AEE Sudhir Sharma and representatives of MS SHALAKA and TRANS-RAIL.

The DDC took a detailed review of the progress of work on under execution projects taken up under IPDS, PMDP Urban, DDUGJY and PMDP Rural.

The physical and financial status of all the works under the said schemes were reviewed in depth.

It was informed that 21,25 projects have been completed under PMDP-R,DDUGJY and 31 under RGGVY-II.

The DDC asked for the replacement of the wooden poles to facilitate smooth supply of power during ensuing winters.

Besides, various issues/bottlenecks related to 132 KV NHPC line -the lifeline for the twin districts of Doda and Kishtwar were resolved. The creation of an additional sub division in Paddar and Dachhan for smooth power distribution was also discussed threadbare in the meeting