DCs SOS to government:Want 800 new transformers for uninterrupted energy

Srinagar, Dec 1: Involved
through the wear led to to electrical transformers in winters, district construction
commissioners have requisitioned executive for extra 800 transformers to
create a buffer and make sure uninterrupted energy provide to the folks within the bone
chilling chilly.

Jammu and Kashmir tops the listing of States and Union
Territories having the best possible price of transformer damages yearly.  Yearly, over 7000 transformers endure
damages in Jammu and Kashmir.

Reputable information accessed through The Kashmir Observe finds that
district construction commissioner, Anantnag, has sought 91 transformers to
conquer overloading. In a similar way, government of Pulwama, Shopian, Ganderbal and
Baramulla have sought 80, 80, 60 and 100 transformers respectively.

Thus far, the federal government has allocated 300 transformers from
its kitty. Moreover, district construction commissioners have additionally requested for
greater than 5000 electrical poles for laying new HT and LT traces.

An respectable on the administrative center of deputy commissioner, Baramulla,
mentioned greater than 300 transformers endure damages yearly within the district.
“Transformers endure damages because of overloading all over winters. We have now sought
100 new transformers to triumph over this drawback,” he mentioned. 

An respectable of Energy Building Division in Shopian mentioned
they have got really useful substitute of previous transformers with new ones.

“Repairing a transformer at central workshop in Pampore
takes a minimum of a month. The workshop receives loads of broken transformers
each month. Given the paucity of workforce and infrastructure, the workshop isn’t
ready to cater to large call for,” the respectable mentioned.

Leader Engineer, Energy Building Division, Kashmir,
Hashmat Qazi mentioned transformers most commonly endure damages on account of over loading.
“Folks have to make use of electrical energy as in keeping with load settlement in order that transformers
don’t endure damages,” he mentioned.

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For the previous few years, Centre has been doling out further
electrical energy to Jammu and Kashmir to triumph over energy disaster all over iciness
months.   “Further allocation of energy
will finish energy disaster handiest when required infrastructure is in position. We’d like
extra transformers and grid stations to reinforce electrical energy provide,” mentioned a PDD

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