Div Com reviews implementation of R-APDRP scheme


SRINAGAR: With an aim to streamline the power supply in Kashmir valley, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon today held a meeting regarding facilitating development of electric network of Rs. 710 crore.

The meeting discussed smooth execution of works by various departments under centrally sponsored scheme Restructured Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme (RAPDRP) launched by PDD and financed by Government of India.

Samoon informed the meeting that the programme has been initiated to reduce the Aggregate Technical and Commercial (AT&C) losses in the power sector and has to be achieved by strengthening and upgrading the sub-transmission and distribution system of high density load centre in towns and industrial centre.    

Threadbare discussions were also held on various vital issues for timely implementation of various upcoming R-APDRP projects in Srinagar city.

The Divisional Commissioner further impressed upon all the officers to work with zeal and team spirit so that the projects would be implemented within stipulated time frame. He said that coordination among the allied departments would be ensured for early implementation of the R-APDRP.

The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Chief Engineer PDD, Chief Engineer R&B, Chief Engineer Irrigation and Flood Control, VC LAWDA, SSP Traffic, CE EM ARE (PDD), DLM SDA, CEO BB Cantt besides other concerned officers.

The meeting was informed that under the scheme, round the clock power supply will be ensured in many towns including Srinagar city and its adjoining areas.




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