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Baig reviews progress of CSS in Power sector at B’la

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BARAMULLA, JANUARY 21: Member Parliament, Muzaffar Hussain Baig has asked officers to be proactive and ensure that the people are provided with all essential services including power supply particularly during these hard days of winter.

He was speaking during officers meeting at Dak Bungalow Baramulla today. The meeting was convened to review the status of Centrally Sponsored Schemes in Power Sector under execution in Baramulla district

District Development Commissioner Baramulla Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash, Chief Engineer project wing Srinagar Naseer Ahmad, Director Planning A G Malik, Superintending and Executive Engineers of power development department were present in the meeting.

Threadbare discussion was held on the schemes which include SAUBHAGYA, PMDP, PMDP Rural, DDUGJY, RAPDRP, IPDS, PMDP urban and other schemes.

The meeting was informed that Rs 108.82 crore is being expended under SAUBHAGYA in Baramulla and Kupwara districts, of which Rs 15.38 crore are to be incurred in Baramulla for electrifying 10712 households.

Reviewing the progress of PMDP, it was given out that all the works taken up under the jurisdiction of EM & RE circle Sopore have almost completed and charged. Major works which are to be done under PMDP rural, including 292 New 11/0.4 KV Distribution sub stations (140 in priority), new 11 KV transmission lines on 87 kms in the district. Rs.27.30.crore have been sanctioned for this purpose, the meeting added. As many as 2513 PL families out of 2636 will be benefitted in the first phase.

It was given out that various works at a cost of Rs 37.26 crore have been carried out under DDUGJY and PMDP-rural to cover 221 habitations in phase 1st.

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