The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Baramulla, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today convened a meeting of officers at DC Office Complex here to review the progress of the Power Sector in the district.
On the occasion, the officers apprised DC about the power scenario in the district and gave detailed account of the physical and financial progress achieved under different schemes to augment power availability and distribution across the district.
After reviewing the progress, the DC directed the concerned officers to adopt various strategies to ensure fair and smooth supply of power in the district.
While considering that power supply has been enhanced significantly in the district, Dr Sehrish said that a reasonable and fair curtailment schedule has to be properly framed and strictly adhered to. She further directed for maintenance of Buffer stock of damaged Transformers, transformer oil and poles besides keeping availability of Horticulture and Agriculture vehicles for transportation of DTs/Poles.
She called for coordination of all the constituted teams on seizure of crude electric appliances from markets and action taken against power theft.
She underlined the involvement of the PRIs and community members in stopping misuse of electricity and discouraging use of crude gadgets like heaters besides in recovery of pending and overdue electricity bills.
The meeting was attended by Joint Director Planning, M Yousuf Rather and Superintending Engineer PDD besides other concerned officers.