Leh, Jan 18: Principle Secretary Industry, Government of India, Alok Kumar convened the second committee meeting on road map recommendation for power sector development for Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh.
Commissioner/Secretary Power, Ladakh Rigzin Samphel, Executive Dir, REC, R. Lakshmanan, Secretary Technology JKPDD Bashir Ahmad Dar, Advisor MNRE, senior officers from Central Electricity Authority, PGCIL, NHPC, SECI, Chief Engineer PDD Ladakh, concern Engineers and other stakeholders from power sector.
The main objective of the meeting was to discuss the way forward for setting up of an organisational model and institutional mechanism for Power Development Department in UTs of Ladakh and J&K.
Principal Secretary asked the CEA to gauge the full requirement of power, gaps, shortages, proposed projects and plans targeted by 2026-27 being put forth from concerned authorities.
He said, the aim is to achieve 24×7 power supply to every household in Ladakh and J&K.