PDD conducts raids,seizes illegal power appliances in Kangan
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By: Sheikh Anees
KANGAN: Power Development Department (PDD) Kangan conducted raid in Kangan area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district seized large number of power appliances including heaters and boilers.
Officials said that the special team of PDD officials conducted raids in Kangan areas and seized a large number of illegal power appliances used by the people which were putting extra load on transformers in the area.
A PDD official said that the drive has been launched to seize illegal power appliances with an aim to reduce power load which is resulting into unscheduled power curtailment in the area.
Nisar Ahmad AEE PDD kangan told Valley Online that kangan town has 3MW,s of installing capacity against which only 1.6 MW are under agreement and rest of the electricity is being illegally.
“we will continue our drive in other areas also to reduce the illegal use of electricity and who found using such things will be dealt strictly according to law”.He said