CM Directs to Reduce Power Curtailment, Cuts in Valley

KL Report

SRINAGAR

The Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Friday chaired a meeting on the current power situation in the Valley.

During the meeting, according to a government statement, which was attended by Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh, who holds the charge of Power portfolio, Minister for Finance, Dr. Haseeb Drabu and Principal Secretary, Power Development Department, Sandeep Naik, the Chief Minister instructed that efforts should be made to reduce power curtailment and cuts in all parts of the Valley, especially during the current winter months.

It was also decided that the Government will purchase an additional 60 MW and supply it to the Valley for improving the power supply position.

The Chief Minister also sought a comprehensive presentation on Power Sector in the State in terms of ongoing and future projects, transmission and distribution, up-gradation and proposed reforms.

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