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Dy CM Dr Nirmal Singh visits various Grid Stations in Jammu city

Visits DC Office, listens public grievances
The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today directed the Power Development Department to start the process of digitalization of all records for its proper upkeep and maintenance.
The Deputy Chief Minister said this during surprise visit to Grid Stations in Jammu city.
Accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Jammu Kumar Rajeev Ranjan and concerned officers , the Dy CM visited Grid Station Bakshi Nagar, Civil Secretariat and Panjtirthi to take stock of functioning of these installations.
Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy CM said that government is making unprecedented efforts to improve power scenario in the state as PDD is among the vital sectors which is receiving focused attention of the government.
Dr. Singh asserted that the adequate infrastructure have also been created in the state for augmentation of power supply to the consumers. He said that various existing feeders have been upgraded and number of transformers with high capacity have been installed to mitigate the power supply in power stressed areas.
He also asked the concerned offices to keep their activities at maximum to reduce power pilferage and take legal action against the unregistered consumers.
Stressing on maintaining discipline in the functioning of the department, the Dy CM directed authorities to enforce strict adherence to duty roasters. He said that no laxity would be tolerated on the part of any official with regard to well regulated power supply to the people.
The Dy CM was informed that a new station at Shakti Nagar would be augmented by December this year which would overcome power overload in the area.
Later, the Dy CM visited DC office complex Jammu and listens grievances of the people especially displaced persons of PoJK 1947, 1965 and 1971. He asked the designated authority to expedite the process on war footing and send the cases to the Government so that beneficiaries get their share under the Prime Minister’s relief package besides directed the officers to properly scrutinize the cases and upload on the official website on daily basis.