News Topic:J&K Power Development Department

Unscheduled power cuts irk Kashmiris this Ramadan

Amid the ongoing holy month of Ramadan, the people from different parts of Kashmir here have complained of unscheduled power cuts.

ACB arrests two JEs, Inspector of PDD for taking bribe

Two Junior Engineers (JEs) and an Inspector of Power Development Department (PDD) were trapped and arrested by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) team.

Pulwama gets its first Gas Insulated Substation to boost power supply

JKPDD has commissioned the first Gas-Insulated Substation (GIS) in Pulwama’s Lassipora area which has given a boost to electricity supply.

JKPDD employees call off strike as privatization proposal put on hold

The protesting employees of the Power Development Department (JKPDD) called off their strike, much to the comfort of the common people.

100% electricity to be restored by tomorrow: LG Manoj Sinha

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Monday said that 100 per cent electricity across Jammu and Kashmir will be restored by tomorrow.

Amid cold wave, Kashmir faces power blackout

As the ongoing strike by the employees of the JKPDD employees is lingering on, there are reports of long power blackouts across Kashmir.

Deploying Army to counter employees is undemocratic: JDU

A day after J-K Government called in Army to run essential services in Jammu, JDU said that Army is not used to counter government employees.

J-K administration seeks Army’s help after power employees’ go on strike

The Army has been deployed to restore essential services hit by the ongoing strike of electricity department personnel here, officials said.

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J&K School Education Department proposes JKPSC-administered departmental exams for promotions

The School Education Department has proposed to conduct departmental examinations through the J&K Public Service Commission (JKPSC) to promote its employees.

31 militants killed in Kashmir valley this year: J&K Police

A total of 31 militants have been killed in joint operations in the Kashmir valley this year so far, police said here on Wednesday.

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Shia Muslims observe Ashura in Pulwama with communal support and devotion

In Gangoo area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district, the Shia Muslim community observed the sacred occasion of Ashura on Saturday with heartfelt mourning.