Power scenario

Power scenario

There is a lot of improvement in the power scenario of Jammu and Kashmir as the government has been able to complete power infrastructure projects including dozens of receiving stations across Jammu and Kashmir.

Recently LG Manoj Sinha inaugurated many power infrastructure projects and said that the efforts will continue to increase generation, transmission and distribution capacity.

The power scenario in Jammu Kashmir, which was in shambles for decades, has witnessed a major turnaround with more electricity being supplied, especially in far-flung areas as compared to previous years.

In Kashmir valley, additional capacities were created during the winter to enable peak demand and 10 percent more power was supplied as compared to last year. For the first time, in a single year out of total 30 grid stations, 11 stations have been augmented.

Power supply position in the Jammu region has improved after addition of new system capacities. These initiatives exemplify our commitment for inclusive development and to fulfil the needs of the common man.

He highlighted the reforms introduced in the last three years to improve the power infrastructure; enhance power sustainability & efficiency in the UT.

Under PMDP and Centrally Sponsored Schemes, a well-planned, systematic and comprehensive program is being implemented for improvement and upgradation of transmission & distribution infrastructure to streamline and strengthen the power supply across J&K.

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