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DC reviews Power, water scenario in District Reasi

REASI, April 30: Deputy Commissioner Reasi, Babila Rakwal today chaired a meeting of Power Development and Jal Shakti Departments to review power and water scenario in the district.

The DC was briefed about the power scenario in the district and the reasons for the short fall in power sector.

It was informed in the meeting that centre Government has allocated additional power to Jammu and Kashmir to mitigate shortfall.

The DC directed the PDD to take immediate measures to provide adequate power supply during Iftaar’ and Sehri timings. She also directed them to reach out to the people and explain the reasons for the short fall in power supply. She further added that consumers should be informed of the facts through print and electronic media.

She further directed the PDD and Jal Shakti departments to work in a coordinated manner so that water supply does not get affected duedue to outages as Jal Shakti schemes are power dependent. She said that dedicated feeders to PHE should be maintained well so that essential services should not suffer. She directed the officers to maintain adequate water supply to the people and take prompt action on the issues faced by the public.

Executive Engineer, PHE Reasi Fateh Mohd, Technical Officer Dharmari Sandeep, Executive Engineer PDD, Sunil Pandho were present on the occasion.