DC Kargil inspects Chutuk Hydel Project

KARGIL: Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Vikas Kundal today visited Chutuk Hydel Project and took stock of power generation from the project during the winter season.

The Deputy Commissioner was accompanied by the General Manager NHPC Bedi Ram, Kargil, Executive Engineer M&RE PDD Altaf Hussain, Executive Engineer Sub Transmission Division PDD, Tehsildar Kargil, AEs and other concerned officers.

During the visit, the Deputy Commissioner went round various sections of the Hydel Project like Barrage Section, Reservoir and Power House and enquired from the engineers about the present status of power generation.

The DC was informed that around eight to nine mega watts of power is being generated during peak hours due to low discharge of water in Suru River.

The concerned officers further informed the DC that power is being distributed to various areas of the district through five 66/11 KV stations at Kargil, Khangral, Shargole, Gramthang and Sankoo.

The DC while underlining the need for better coordination between NHPC and PDD authorities instructed the concerned officers to put in their best efforts to ensure provision of hassle free power supply to consumers during the winter season.

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