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Snowfall prediction: Officers directed to remain alert in Kashmir
1/22/2021 10:59:04 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad
EARLY TIMES REPORT
Srinagar, Jan 22: In view prediction of snowfall from tomorrow, authorities have directed officers to remain alert to deal with any eventuality in Kashmir.
Earlier this month, life across Kashmir was thrown out of gear due to season's major snowfall. Snow was not cleared even after a week.
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has taken a serious note that roads were not cleared from snow for over a week and power supply was not restored for days.
"Lieutenant Governor has directed concerned officers this time to be stationed at headquarters. Those officers who fail to fulfill their duties have to face the music," a senior officer said.
"Many senior officers prefer to stay in Jammu. They are least concerned to remain available in Kashmir and provide relief to people. They have been directed to remain alert to deal with any eventuality," the officer said.
In this regard, Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan Friday held a review meeting with Kashmir Power Development Corporation regarding preparations being put in place by the Corporation to deal with second spell of snowfall in the Kashmir Valley.
The meeting was attended by MD, KPDCL, Ajaz Assad, Chief Engineer, Power Distribution, Ajaz Ahmad and Chief Engineer, Transmission, Hashmat Qazi besides other concerned.
Advisor Baseer Khan enquired about the available stock of transformers, wires, deployment of enforcement staff and related necessities. He asked the officers to keep contingency plan ready for restoration of electricity supply within the stipulated time of 24 hours in urban areas and 48 hours in rural areas.
Advisor was informed that the department is fully prepared to tackle any issue including erection and replacement of damaged electric poles besides repairing and maintenance of supply lines and transfers in the wake of possible snowfall season. He said that the department has successfully restored power supply in stipulated time during the first heavy snowfall span of the season.
Advisor was further informed by Chief Engineer that sufficient stock of transformers, poles and wires is available to solve any issue of power restoration. Besides, adequate men and machinery is in a standby mode while enforcement staff is executing work on war footing basis.
Regarding status of augmentation and installation of transformers at Grid Station Delina, Advisor was informed that all the works have been completed barring arrival of transformers. Besides, three transformers are being shifted from GSS Budgam of which one has arrived at the site while two others are in transit.
Advisor was further informed that erection and stringing work on construction of 220KV D/C Wanpoh-Mirbazar Transmission line is under progress and expected to be completed in first week of February 2020.
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