Bandipora, Nov 11: The Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Dr Owais Ahmad on Thursday convened a meeting of concerned officers of Power Department to review the scenario of power supply ahead of winter season in the district.
Joint Director Planning Imtiyaz Ahmad, Executive Engineers of PDD Sumbal and Bandipora, executive engineer projects Ganderbal and other senior officers of the district.
During the meeting DC stressed upon the officers to streamline and rationalize the power setup in the district to ensure smooth power supply to the people during the winter period. He called for strict implementation of the curtailment schedule without any deviation.
Dr Owais asked the officers of PDD to conduct frequent inspections of residential areas to check use of heating appliances that lead to frequent load shedding and damage to transformers.
He also directed the officers to establish a special control room to receive power related grievances so that the same are redressed at earliest and better coordination can be maintained between public and the government.
Reviewing the status of damaged transformers, the DC directed the concerned engineers to pace up repair of the damaged transformers, besides, replacement of damaged poles and conductor should also be done wherever required.
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