Kashmir may witness additional curtailment: KPDCL

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SRINAGAR — Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation Limited has said that Kashmir Valley is likely to witness additional curtailment in power for at least two weeks as the transmission tower of Samba-Amargarh line has been damaged due to a landslide.

Chief Engineer Distribution KPDCL has informed that due to landslides at Thanamandi Rajouri, a tower of 400 KV Sambha-Amargarh Sterllite Transmission Line has toppled, as a result of which power supply to Kashmir Valley has got partially affected since intervening night of 20th & 21st January 2022.

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“We are short of availability of power by 10% and this has resulted in additional curtailments. Restoration works have been taken up in hand by the concerned agency and will take about 10 days,” Chief Engineer Distribution KPDCL said.

He requested consumers to bear with the Corporation and regretted the inconvenience.

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