SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Power Development Corporation Limited on Friday informed that a transmission tower of the Samba-Amargarh line has got damaged due to landslides in the Thanamandi area of Rajouri, which will result in additional power curtailments in the Kashmir valley for the next two weeks.
“Due to landslides at Thanamandi Rajouri, 1 tower of 400 KV Sambha-Amargarh Sterllite Transmission Line has toppled, because of land erosion as a result of which power supply to Kashmir Valley has got partially affected since intervening night of 20th & 21st January 2022,” a KPDCL said.
“We are short of availability of power by 10%, this has resulted in additional curtailments. Restoration works have been taken up in hand by a concerned agency and will take about 10-15 days. Consumers are requested to bear with the corporation and inconvenience caused to the general public is regretted,” the official added.