January 2018 News

PDD Hints Revise In Power Curtailment Schedule In Kashmir

5 January 2018
Brighter Kashmir

Srinagar: The Power Development Department (PDD) on Friday assured its consumers in Kashmir that the electricity supplies will witness betterment by the end of this month and that the department is prioritizing its efforts to ensure end to erratic power in Valley. Chief Engineer, PDD Kashmir, Shahnaz Goni told KNS that the power supplies in Kashmir Valley will be revised by the end of this month and that the department will ensure that the electricity supplies wouldn't be further affected. 'At present, the demand is much more than the supplies. It is because of the harsh spell of winter that the system is witnessing overburdening load,' Goni said. She informed that by the end of this month or probably by the first week of February, the power department will revise its curtailment schedule and there will be much betterment witnessed in terms of power supplies by the PDD consumers in Kashmir Valley. Chief Engineer, PDD stated that the repair of the damaged transformers is being done on priority basis and within stipulated time frame; the transformers are repaired and installed in the affected areas of Kashmir. 'The issue has been resolved now. At present, the transformers are bundled in workshops for days. We are repairing them without any delay and re-install them on priority,' Goni said.