|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Aug 20: A delegation of Bari Brahmana Industries Association under the President ship of Lalit Mahajan in the presence of Suresh Mahajan, Sr. vice President, Ajay Langer, General Secretary, Vivek Singhal, Secretary and Viraaj Malhotra, Treasurer of the Association met Hirdesh Kumar, Commissioner/Secretary Power Development Department at Jammu and highlighted the various issues related to the Industrial Sector of J & K for early resolution.
Mahajan conveyed thanks to the Commissioner/ Secretary for the issuance of Power Amnesty Scheme for the waving off Interest, Penalty and Surcharge on power dues of the Industrial Sector vide Govt. Order No- 273-FD-2018 dated 05-06-2018 by the virtue of which wavier off 100% Interest & Penalty on all Power Arrears of Industrial Units as on 31-12-2017. During the course of discussions the following points were brought into the knowledge of Commissioner Secretary, PDD which includes the request for the waiver of Interest for the period Jan 2018 till date for the deposit of pending amount as on 31-12-2017 under the Power Amnesty Scheme, Extension of last date for the deposit of principal amount under this scheme from 30-09-2018 to 31-03-2019, Simplification of Procedure for the Surrender of Power Connections by Industrial Units, Re-Delegation of Powers for the Sanction of Industrial Power Load, Allotment of requisite funds for the repair of existing infrastructure & availability of spares at Grid/ Receiving Stations, UP-Gradation of Power Supply Infrastructure in the Industrial Complex under the R-APDRP scheme with the provision of Bunch Cable etc.