There have been complaints in the Jammu region about the power cuts in summer months. Acting on these complaints LG Manoj Sinha reviewed power situation during the upcoming summer months.
He discussed various aspects to meet the high electricity demand and a multi-pronged strategy to ensure adequate availability of power
The meeting discussed the various aspects to meet the high electricity demand and a multi-pronged strategy to ensure adequate availability of power.
He directed the officers to strictly implement the decisions taken in the earlier meetings to meet any peak demand and proactive actions for robust power distribution & transmission systems.
He directed to launch a campaign against theft of electricity. He said cases of theft should be tackled on priority since it is an important aspect to ensure energy security to all.
He sought a detailed report on the ongoing power sector projects and schemes such as installation of pre-paid meters. He directed the officers to analyse all the issues such as manpower augmentation & rationalisation to provide better power services to the people of J&K.
He was instructed to complete the augmentation and upgradation work of Grid stations on a war footing.
A PowerPoint presentation was given by Sh. H. Rajesh Prasad, Principal Secretary, Power Development Department on actions taken on the directions during the previous review meeting.