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DDC reviews progress on Rs 29 Cr Draba-Chandak 132KV Transmission Project

Route Survey Finalised; Land acquisition proceedings at 17 locations to start soon

Rouf Pampori

Rouf Pampori

5 Dariya News

Poonch , 30 Jun 2018

District Development Commissioner    Mohammad Aijaz Asad today stressed upon time line completion of  Rs 29 Cr Draba-Chandak  132 KV Transmission Line project terming it as  crucial in addressing power woes and shortfalls in the district.He was reviewing the progress on acquisition of land, survey, and initiation of work on the said project with senior officers of PGCIL in his office chamber.The Project  being executed by Power Grid Corporation of India Limited involves raising of more than 17 transmission towers for 23 KM long transmission line from Draba to Chandak. Of 23 km length of transmission line, survey has been completed for 10.3 km and locations finalised for erecting 17 towers for which work will start in month of August 2018. Meanwhile, Indent has also been placed in respect of Forest land and enumeration has started.While impressing upon senior officers of PGCIL for reviewing pace of work on the prestigious project regularly, the DDC directed them to avoid habitations  while finalizing the alignment  of the transmission line  and construction of towers  to eliminate scope of any danger to human life.The meeting was attended by Chief Project Manager PGCIL Jammu, Executive Engineer EM&RE, Executive Engineer System and Operator Jammu, Executive Engineer TLCD Jammu, Executive Engineer Project Wing PDD Jammu and other officers.


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