Ramban villages face power crisis

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The far-flung areas of district Ramban are reeling under an unprecedented power crisis, locals alleged on Tuesday.

According to the consumers, the Power Development Department (PDD) has failed to streamline the power sector in the areas.

They complain that unusual power shut downs both scheduled and unscheduled in most far flung areas of the district remain more than 12 hours a day.

They complain that in remote areas Power supply remains suspended for days together.

Power shut downs are causing more problems and much difficulties to the consumers of this district.

They complain that being the contributor of more than 900 mega watt electricity from BHEP at Chanderkote the consumers of this district are facing power shortage and are reeling under unprecedented power crisis few days back at some places people resorts to street demonstrations against government and Power Development Departments (PDD) failure to provide regular power supply to the consumers.

Consumers alleged that no improvement has been made in the power transmission system by the department due to that reason some areas of the district remain affected for days together the department has failed in providing a permanent solution till to date.