Govt assures uninterrupted power supply during Navratri, Ramzan
Srinagar: Principal Secretary to Lt Governor, Nitishwar Kumar today assured the people of the Union Territory of uninterrupted power supply during the auspicious days of Navratri and Ramzan.
After reviewing the power supply scenario with the heads of corporations, senior officials, and engineers, Kumar, who is also Principal Secretary, Power Development Department, reiterated the government’s commitment in taking all possible steps to ensure uninterrupted power supply for devotees during Navratri Pooja and Sahri, Iftaar, an official spokesman said.
“Directions have been issued to the officials on the ground to make sure there is no unscheduled power curtailment during the hours of Navratri Pooja, and those observing Ramzan must have access to the facility during Sahri and Iftaar. The officials have been told to make all-out efforts to resolve the key issues and strengthen the efforts being made towards accelerated development and reforms of the transmission and distribution sector,” the spokesman quoted him saying.
The auspicious festival of Navratri is set to begin from 2nd April, while Ramzan will be observed from 3rd April 2022. He also greeted the people ahead of Navratri and Ramzan, and prayed for joy and happiness for all, said the spokesman.
Managing Directors of J&K Power Corporations, besides concerned senior officials and Engineers attended the meeting, in person and through virtual mode.
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