NHPC fails to create infra in Kishtwar: PDP
‘Won’t be allowed to start work on new projects unless it fulfills its promises’
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Sept 23: Holding NHPC responsible for numerous problems residents of Kishtwar face, state secretary, PDP, Sayed Asgar Ali, today said the corporation won’t be allowed to start construction of other hydro electric projects unless it fulfilled its promise on creation of infrastructure in the area.
Speaking at a meeting called by the Roads and Buildings Minister G M Saroori at Kishtwar today, PDP secretary regretted that after commissioning of the Dul Hasti hydro electric project problem of the drinking water has been worsen in Kishtwar.
In the presence of the officers of NHPC present in the meeting, he warned that his party would not remain a mute spectator if basic problems of the people of Kishtwar were not addressed.
Ali accused the corporation of not taking preventive steps before starting construction of the Dul Hasti power project. “Before beginning the construction of Dul Hasti project, NHPC authorities had promised to create infrastructure in Kishtwar prior to the completion of the project,” he said, while regretting that promises of the NHPC remained only on papers.
The officers of NHPC promised at the meeting to start a water lifting project at Bhanderkote before starting construction of the Pakaldul hydro electric project.
PDP MLC also took officers of the BEACON to task for their failure to expedite the work on different roads.
He said that it was all due to result of the wrong policies of BEACON that road accidents had become a routine in Kishtwar and Doda district.
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