SRINAGAR: Following the downpour and snowfall across the Kashmir valley, several 33KV and 11KV feeders have failed, affecting electricity supply in various areas of the region.

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Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation Limited (KPDCL) in a post on X wrote: “05 (Five) 33KV feeders out of 120 and 110 out of 1118 11KV feeders DOWN in Kashmir Division. Efforts are underway to restore feeders under fault.” (SIC)

KPDCL also reported that a load of 1450 Megawatts (MW) was recorded on February 19.

It further stated that the status of feeders can change due to the dynamics of the system and inclement weather.

Meanwhile, Chief Engineer Distribution KPDCL, Sandeep Seth, said that the department was working round the clock to restore electricity in the affected areas.

“Our employees are continuously restoring electricity in the affected areas. We have almost restored 80-90 percent of the electricity in all areas,” Seth said—(KNO).


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