Omar visits his constituency, reviews power scenario
GK NEWS NETWORK
Ganderbal, May 31: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday reviewed the status of power sector in Ganderbal constituency at a meeting of the concerned officers here.
An official spokesman said the Chief Minister was told that Ganderbal is receiving electricity from 120 MVA Habak and 66 MVA Badampora Grid Stations and the capacity at present voltage level of 132/33 KV is adequate.
“However, the supply position will be further upgraded after the completion of 220/132/33 KV Alusteng Grid Station which is presently under construction,” Omar was told.
It was stated that electricity is distributed in the constituency through 571 distribution transformers with installed capacity of 73.5 MVA. “The number of registered consumers is 17750 with aggregate agreement load of 11.21 MVA. The distribution network comprises of 84 kilometers of 33 KV lines, about 500 kilometers of 11 KV lines and 1000 kilometers of LT lines,” the Chief Minister was told.
Taking appraisal of the major projects under implementation, Omar was informed that work on 100 MVA Alusteng Grid Station is in progress at a revised cost of Rs. 109.83 crores. The project is likely to be completed by March 2013. It was stated that evacuation of power at 33 KV level from Alusteng Grid Station under T&D project is also progressing. This is likely to cost Rs. 72 lakhs and the target date for its completion is February 2013.
The officers also informed the Chief Minister that another project under R-APDRP for Ganderbal town has also been started at a cost of Rs. 15.96 crores. “The power upgradation and improvement schemes for Tulmulla, Yangoora and Waliwar have been submitted to Government of India for approval. These are likely to cost Rs. 9.5 crores,” the officers said.
Omar, according to the official spokesman, was informed that the schemes for improvement of HT network at a cost of Rs. 56.11 lakhs, improvement of LT network at Rs one crore, replacement and upgradation of transformers at Rs. 31 lakh, improvement of receiving stations at Dudarhama, Kheer Bhawani and Ganda Singh at Rs. 37 lakhs, construction of transformer repair workshop at Rs. One crore, dedicated power supply to District Hospital Ganderbal and PHC Kachan and MMC Lar are being taken in hand during the current financial year.
Lastupdate on : Thu, 31 May 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 31 May 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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