Kupwara Feb 01 (KINS): The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kupwara, Imam Din Monday stressed for augmentation of power scenario in the district.
The DDC stressed upon the concerned engineers to gear up their field staff and machinery to augment power scenario in the district during a meeting convened here to review the status of power scenario in the district.
On the occasion, the DDC was apprised about the power schedule and was informed that a 13 hour power supply is being provided in towns and metered areas. Besides, 09 hours power supply schedule is being followed in non metered areas of the district.
The DDC directed the Executive Engineers to personally conduct weekly inspections in villages to keep check on bottlenecks for streamlining the power scenario in the district.
He also directed the engineers to take PRIs in confidence to conduct mass awareness among the people about the judicious use of electricity and share videos of the public awareness to his office.
Earlier, the DDC was apprised about the status of all essential feeders functioning across the district.
Among others, Executive Engineer STD Sopore, Executive Engineer KPDCL Kupwara, Handwara and others attended the meeting.
Later, a few public delegations also met the DDC in his office chamber and apprised him about the power supply issues being faced by them.
The DDC heard them patiently and issued on spot directions to the concerned engineers and officers to address the issues forthwith. (KINS)