Organise regular camps to solve power issues in mountainous areas- Dhan Singh
The Minister undertakes a meeting with UPCL officials on the issues of Pauri and Srinagar
The state minister for cooperatives, higher education and dairy development Dhan Singh Rawat has said that the Uttarakhand Power Corporation Limited (UPCL) should deploy one meter reader on every 500 consumers in mountainous areas of the state.
He was undertaking a meeting of officials of Power Corporation at his office in Vidhan Sabha on Monday. In the meeting the issues of the Pauri and Srinagar areas were discussed.
The Minister said that the actual bills of the consumers of mountainous areas of the state should be generated at an interval of two months. He said that regular camps for solving problems of the consumers should be organised at the offices of Nyay Panchayats and block offices.
The minister was told that soon the work to cover the open wires in Srinagar, Khirsu, Pabo, Thalisain, Dhoonidhar, Chipaldhar, Majra Mahadev, Chakisain, Beronkhal, Nainidanda and Rikhnikhal would start. It was decided in the meeting that due to a consumer load of 1.25 lakh in the Kotdwar sub division a new sub division near Thalisain would be set up. The officials told the Minister that in Chakisain work of 33 KW power house would start this week. This would prove beneficial to about 27000 families of the region. In the meeting the minister directed the officials the transfers should be replaced and new transformers should be set up where needed.
The meeting was attended by secretary power, Radhika Jha, Managing Director (MD) of UPCL, B C K Mishra, Pauri SDO RP Nautiyal, Kotdwar Executive Engineer (ExEn) RR Singh, Srinagar ExEn YS Tomar and Srinagar superintending engineer MR Arya.
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 | PNS | Dehradun
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