SRINAGAR, JUNE 20: Minister for Revenue, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, Abdul Rehman Veeri today stressed the need for augmentation of power distribution network in the state.
The Minister was speaking at a high level review meeting of various schemes of Power Development Department (PDD) of Anantnag district here.
The meeting was also attended by Development Commissioner Power Asghar Ali, Chief Engineer PDD (M&RE) Shahnaz Goni, Sheikh Gul Ayaz Secretary Technical (PDD), Khursheed Ahmed, Nisar Ahmed Khan and Daljeet Singh CE Projects. The meeting was also attended by Xens and AEEs of district Anantnag.
To provide succor from the power cuts in a major way in Bijbehara area, the Minister passed directions for the installation of new 10 MVA transformer at Receiving Station Khiram.
The Minister also impressed on the officers to setup a taskforce of PDD officials equipped with necessary equipments for speedy redressal of grievances regarding power distribution in South Kashmir.