Kansal reviews JKPDC working

Principal Secretary, Power Development Department (PDD), Rohit Kansal reviewed the functioning of J&K Power Development Corporation (JKPDC) at a meeting here on Friday.

Speaking on the occasion, Kansal, who also hold the charge as Managing Director, JK PDC, directed the authorities to synergize efforts with primary focus to finish the work on projects which were nearing completion so that more power was generated and un-interrupted power was supplied to consumers.

Threadbare discussions were held on present status of various ongoing projects in Jammu and Kashmir, under construction and upcoming projects, projects under PMDP, projects under appraisal at Central Electricity Authority (CEA) and projects transferred to JKSPDC by JAKEDA.

The officers gave detailed presentation reports and status of development of projects in J&K. Kansal was informed that of the identified potential, only 3608.46 MW (22%) has been exploited until now, which comprises 1211.96 MW in state sector, 2339 MW in central sector and 57.5 MW in IPP mode. Kansal was also informed about the operational projects of JKPDC, NHPC, IPP and projects under construction of JKPDC, IPP and CVPPL.