SRINAGAR: Minister of State for Forest, Environment, Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Cooperative and Fisheries, Mir Zahoor Ahmad, Monday stressed the need for augmentation of power infrastructure in Pampore Constituency to cut transmission and distribution losses and improve electricity scenario.
The Minister said this while addressing a meeting convened to review the pace of developmental works taken under different schemes like Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) and Kahcharai Land Compensation (KLC) here today.
He directed the PDD authorities to accelerate the developmental tempo in the Constituency so that power supply position is improved to the benefit of the local populace.
Taking stock of the funds released under KLC, Mir Zahoor directed the concerned to make judicious use of available funds. He also directed them to identify the un-electrified area of the Constituency so that cent percent coverage target is achieved. He further asked the officers to start augmentation work on Wuyan, Konibal, Pampore and Khrew Receiving Stations under DDUGJY.
It was given out that an amount of Rs 1.90 crore has been utilized on improvement and upgradation of power sector in Lethpora area of the Constituency under KLC.
The meeting also held threadbare discussions on Restructured Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme (RPDRP). The Minister asked for timely implementation of the scheme in the district Pulwama.
Senior Officers of Power Development Department and other concerned were present in the meeting.