Frequent,long power cuts irk Khumeini Chowk residents

Frequent, long power cuts irk Khumeini chowk residents

SRINAGAR, Nov 20: Residents of Bemina Khomeini Chowk and adjoining areas have complained of frequent and unscheduled power cuts in the area.

A delegation of the area under the banner of Bemina Development and Welfare Forum (BDWF) told this newspaper that the PDD employees have failed to adhere to the scheduled announced by the PDD authorities.

“Our area gets power from Rakh Arath receiving station. Every now and then, we face unscheduled power cuts on the pretext of grid rotation and electric fault. Due to long power cuts, we face lot of hardships, particularly in this cold weather,” the delegation said.

“During day time, the field staff fixes the fault, but during night time no one from the field staff is present in the area to repair the fault. And the faults usually occur during evening time,” the delegation added.

The delegation said that the PDD employees at grid station Bemina were developing a knack of violating the power cut schedule.

The delegation appealed to chief minister and chief engineer PDD to personally look into the matter to mitigate the sufferings of the people.