LAHDC for improvement of power supply in Leh

GJ REPORT
LEH, OCT 10: Taking serious note over the frequent power breakdown these days particularly during peak hours, a meeting of all the Exn and Engineers of PDD, PDC, STD and NHPC was held under the chairmanship of Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Leh Drojey Motup today at Council Secretariat.
The meeting was convened on the intervention of Executive Councilor Power Gyal P Wangyal. The Executive Councilor for Animal and Sheep Husbandry Mumtaz Hussain, SE PWD, Leh, Exn Construction Division Leh and Exn PHE Leh also attended the meeting.
EC Power Gyal P Wangyl enquired in detail about the reason behind frequent power breaks during peak hours these which not only forbid people from getting essential services but they could not even watch Ladakhi news on DDK Leh.
He said that since all the issues including communication problems between power stations and sub stations have already been solved there should not be any problem in streamlining power supply especially during peak hours.
CEC Dorjey Motup taking serious not also directed all the Engineers to ensure close coordination among them in giving uninterrupted power supply in future. To ensure further improvement in power supply, the meeting decided to convene a meeting at NHPC Alchi Hydel Project on October 16 at 11 am under the chairmanship of CEC.
CEC Motup directed Exn PDD to remove few electric poles immediately along the newly macadamized road from Spituk to Choglamsar which are highly danger and can cause serious accident.
CEC also directed NHPC Engineer to compete remaining transmission lines under RGGVY between Himaya -Ney and Chumathang on priority and directed him to include Keray, Ikk and Kumduk under their ongoing project.
Installation of transformers at newly completed water supply schemes, progress on transmission line for Sumdha Chanmo under Project Wing and progress on GoI’s ongoing Saubhagya scheme were also reviewed and discussed.