Transmission tower of Samba-Amargarh line damaged; Kashmir to witness additional curtailments for next two weeks: KPDCL

Power Shutdown

Srinagar: The Kashmir Power Development Corporation Limited on Friday informed that a transmission tower of Samba-Amargarh line has got damaged due to landslides in Thanamandi area of Rajouri, which will result in the additional power curtailments in Kashmir valley for next two weeks.

“Due to landslides at Thanamandi Rajouri, 1 tower of 400 KV Sambha-Amargarh Sterllite Transmission Line has toppled, because of land erosion as a result of which power supply to Kashmir Valley has got partially affected since intervening night of 20th & 21st January, 2022,” a KPDCL official told GNS.

“We are short of availability of power by 10%, this has resulted in additional curtailments. Restoration works have been taken up in hand by concerned agency and will take about 10-15 days.Consumers are requested to bear with the corporation and inconvenience caused to general public is regretted,” the official added. (GNS)