x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Udhampur admin forgets Capt. Tushar's sacrifice | Uddhav Thackeray's double standards exposed | NC leader suddenly rushes to New Delhi | Mockery of system: 129 fake employees of Health Deptt getting wages, salaries regularly | Is Altaf Bukhari joining NC? | Abdullahs, Mufti lost election even before declaration of result | ACD Rajouri attaches clerk for possession of Govt accommodation, withdrawal of HRA | Edu Deptt official, teachers attend political rallies in Kathua | Governor chairs 85th University Council meeting of University of Jammu | PM Narendra Modi, separate Jammu State, UT to Kashmir and Ladakh is the only solution to defeat Kashmir Jihad | J&K PEOPLE's MOVEMENT | Elections - The Season of Desertions and Homecomings | Nation, State yearning for change: G. A. Mir | PDP workers shot at in Bijbehara,hospitalised | Three youths commit suicide in J-K's Rajouri | Training programme on "Management Competencies" held at IIPA | BBIA hails MHA decision to revisit cross LoC Trade Policy | BLSKS presents Dogri play | Soz endorses statements of Poonawalla, Swara Bhaskar | NMC demands release of 2nd installment of 7th Pay Commission | SIPS shines in International Olympiads | TTC organizes Tech Fest 'Technomania 2K19' | 3 day orientation course ReK of District Jammu concludes | LWWS stages nukkad play 'What Kind of Time This Is' | 19th sports climbing championship on 3rd May | Divisional Level One Day workshop on AEFI organized | Team of TATA Group meets Governor | President, Secretary of BVP State unit resigns | Udhampur police recover poppy straw, smugglers held | Poonch police destroys poppy plants | Army flags off 13 youth to Delhi for training | SKUAST-J Vice-Chancellor inaugurates QRT of AICRP on Weed Management | Around DC office, Doda town has dilapidated roads | LS polls: 8000 forms of migrants received in Anantnag | Land to tiller law violated in Budgam | Free flow of substandard drugs poses threat to people's lives | Restrictions on Jmu-Sgr highway only on Sundays from April 22 | Orthopedics OT closed for upgradation in GMC&H | Teacher accused of carelessness; Locals demand transfer | PDP Leader's daughter joins Peoples Movement | 100 additional companies, reach Anantnag for election | 144800 candidates to appear in JK Bank online recruitment test | JKBOSE declares revised result of 1st stage NTS Exam | PIL on Dehi Adalats: HC arrays RG as respondents, issue notice | HC upholds judgment on pay scale for sanitary supervisor | Woman killed in road accident | Fire Service week: Easy, poster competitions held on concluding day | Advisor Sharma reviews working of I&FC Deptt | Army commander visits hinterland bases in terror-hit Kishtwar | Manohar urged Governor to provide compensation to cocoon farmers of Billawar against damaged crops | Attention Gurudwara Paranpilla pilgrims | Sajjad Lone castigates Omar Abdullah | College Students stage protest, demand pre-pone of 4th semester examination | Shah Faesal seeks adequate NEET centres in Kashmir for local aspirants | PHE Daily wager found hanged | JTC, SKF hail SSRB for publishing 150 posts of JEs | 2 thieves arrested; gold, silver items worth Rs 2.5 lakhs recovered | Police destroys poppy cultivation | General Elections -2019: Anantnag PC going to polls in 3 phases | 36 injured as bus overturns in Udhampur | Shooting stones hit traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway | Results in J&K ad thrown fractured mandate: PM | DC Kishtwar meets Dadpeth fire victims | 7 shops, 3 residential houses gutted in Dadpath | Back Issues  
 
news details
JK still lacks infrastructure for power improvisation
Alternate transmission line commissioned
10/18/2018 10:33:27 PM
Early Times Report

SRINAGAR, Oct 18: The commissioning of an alternate transmission line will not make any difference as Jammu and Kashmir lacks the required local infrastructure for distribution of power and its improvisation.
The Northern Region Strengthening Scheme 29 (NRSS 29), which is 414 kms has been commissioned in the state by Sterlite Power.
However, the Power Development Department officials said that alternate transmission line will not would end power crisis only when required infrastructure is in place.
"The alternate transmission line would have helped the state only if we had required infrastructure available. If the centre allocates more power, do the state has required infrastructure to handle it," a Superintending Engineer (SE) of the PDD asked, wishing not to be quoted by name.
The official said that Jammu and Kashmir state does not have the required infrastructure available to improvise the power scenario of the state.
"Presently, the state is dependent on local hydro power projects and a single transmission line passes through avalanche prone areas connecting J&K with the national grid. Now with the commissioning of second transmission line, although we can import more power but there we don't have carrying capacity available here to distribute the power," the official said.
An official of the PDD said there are several grid stations which await completion since years. For construction of 220/33KV Grid Station at Batapora Tealbal Chatarhama, the land was yet to transfer to the PDD.
Similarly, no decision has been taken yet for transferring the land to the PDD for construction of 132/33KV grid station at Tangpora Batamaloo.
While for construction of grid station at Khanyar, the official said that file regarding transfer of industrial land to the PDD was lying with the administrative department.
While, the work on Alastang grid station is yet to be completed despite passing over eight years. The work on Alastang grid station was started in 2010 for transmission of electricity to Ganderbal district. However, very least work has been done on the project over the years and missed multiple deadlines.
The PDD official said that that there is an immense load on Pampore and Zainakote power grids from where electricity is being supplied to Srinagar, Ganderbal, and Pulwama districts.
"The two power grids face overloading resulting in frequent power cuts in Srinagar and Ganderbal districts. Presently, the Ganderbal gets electricity from Zainakote grid station and remains overloaded," the official said.
"Had these projects been completed, they would have reduced load on two existing power grids and helped the state to upgrade the power supply in the Valley," the official said. The official said that department had sought tenders multiple times for completion of Alastang-Mirbazaar transmission line.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU