Samba, April 13
District Development Commissioner Sheetal Nanda today convened a meeting with the officers of PDD and PHE departments to review the measures for ensuring adequate power and water supply in the summer season.
ADDC Samba Vivek Sharma, Xen PHE Surinder Abrol, AEE PDD Rajinder Singh and field staff of both the departments were present in the meeting. It was given out in the meeting that a joint control room with Toll Free Number 1800-180-7063 shall start functioning from 24th April with timings from 8 pm to 10 am to resolve the public issues. The DDC asked PDD officials to ensure that inventory of Block level Transformer Banks is not disturbed and damaged transformer, if any, is transferred back to the same block after repair.
She also directed field staff to regularly monitor power supply and ensure early restoration in case of faults. She directed both the departments to work in coordination and adopt pre-emptive measures to avoid any inconvenience to the public.