J&K To Spend Rs 220 Cr On Power Generation
7 September 2007
Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government would spend Rs 220 crore in the current fiscal under Accelerated power development and Reforms Programme (APDRP) to augment electricity generation in the state. 'Under APDRP, Rs 220 crore has been earmarked to augment the power supply position in the state during the current financial year,' state Power Minister Nawang Rigzin Jora said. He said three mini power projects with a total capacity of 31.5 mw would be constructed in Budgam district of Central Kashmir. Work on 5 mw capacity project at Brunwar with a cost of Rs 9.63 crore is in progress while other two projects have been tendered, Jora said.