Srinagar, May 2: Minister of State for Power Development, Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi, today chaired a meeting here to review functioning of the Power Development Department (PDD).
Development Commissioner Power, Chief Engineer (EM & RE), Chief Engineer (Projects), Superintendent Engineers, Executive Engineers, and other concerned attended the meeting.
During the meeting, the Minister was briefed about progress of ongoing works under centrally sponsored schemes including PMA, RAPDRP-B, DDUGJY and IPDS.
On the occasion, the Minister directed representatives of private companies associated with the construction of various power projects in the State, to complete all the ongoing works in time so that target of 24X7 power supply is realized at the earliest.
He stressed on coordination among the executing agencies so that all the developmental projects are executed in a hassle-free manner.
The Minister said that PDD has shown a lot of improvement under the supervision of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and added that the State Government has started many projects to improve the power scenario in the State.