October 21, 2021
  • October 21, 2021

Union Secretary reviews the work of the electricity sector through J&K

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The meeting was informed that the revenue realization increased by 23.16 percent, where Rs 954 crore was made last year and 1176 crore made at the end of September of this year.

Kansal said the main goal of the J&K PDD is to increase revenue, reduce losses and incentivize Department of Energy employees for whom a pilot incentive program, the Revenue Enhancement Scheme (RES) has been proposed.

Regarding the e / IT governance initiatives, the secretary was briefed on the distribution transformer scanning database, performing 100 percent feed count, monitoring feed data Through a state-of-the-art, 647 JKPDD urban power supply system integrated into the National Power Portal and Consumer Care Center for Complaints and Grievances.

While completing the J&K PDD to successfully integrate the IT assets of the PDD, the secretary said that J&K has done a great job regarding IT solutions in the energy sector.

The Secretary also inquired about the functioning of the IT wing of the department, the staff and the availability of equipment.

When it comes to digital payments, he was told that digital payments have grown significantly and J&K is ranked 3rd in India with a 278% increase in digital payments.

On the power generation front, the meeting was informed that 1,400 MW are nearing completion with Pakal Dul (100 MW), Ratle (850 MW) and Kiru (624 MW) are under construction while protocols historic agreements were also signed this year.

Regarding the production of clean energy, the Secretary was informed that a 9 MW solar power plant is being installed in the canton of Pampore in Kashmir, the small hydel project of the Kishenganga dam to light up Gurez is also under construction, in addition to the small 12 MW hydroelectric project at Karnah is under construction in addition to the 100 year old Mohra heritage project, built in 1902 is being revived.

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