Div Com reviews status of Water, Electricity and Irrigation Supply in Jammu Division


JAMMU: Divisional Commissioner Jammu Ramesh Kumar today chaired a meeting to review the status of Water, Electricity and Irrigation supply in Jammu Division amid the summer season. The meeting was attended by Commissioner JMC, Deputy Commissioners of Jammu Division, Chief Engineer, Jal Shakti, Chief Engineer JPDCL, Chief Engineer Irrigation and Flood Control and other concerned.

The meeting discussed measures to augment water and power supply to avoid inconvenience to the public amid scorching summer. The Div Com directed the Chief Engineers to keep their men and machinery ready for timely repair of pipelines and replacement of PHE motors and damaged transformers. He further asked the CEs to make Xen and JEs responsible and accountable for delivering the services.

Directions were issued to set up a control room and appoint a nodal officer in each district to receive public complaints regarding power and water supply. Deputy Commissioners were asked to closely monitor the power and water supply situation and resolve the issues, if any, in the shortest possible time.

Directions were also issued for maintaining buffer stock of transformers and water tankers in each district to meet the needs of the people. The Div Com also reviewed the water supply to farmers via the irrigation canals and issued related directions.

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