Government restores electricity in most areas of CT: Khurram Dastagir
September 01, 2022
PESHAWAR (Dunya News) – Federal Minister for Power of Khurram Dastagir Khan on Thursday said the electricity was restored in Almost all flood hit areas of Khyber Paktunkhwa.
The minister spoke about this at a press conference after the chairmanship. over summit meeting on flood damage to electric power infrastructure, including network stations, feeders, transmission lines and poles, in addition to restoration and reconstruction operations of Peshawar Electricity Supply Company (PESCO) and Tribal Electricity Supply Company (TESCO) in in flood hit areas of The checkpoint at PESCO headquarters is here.
The minister said that, with the exception of some flood hit areas of Swat and Bajaur, electricity was restored in all areas of Khyber Paktunkhwa for which have earned high praise from PESCO and TESCO management, as well as field personnel.
He instructed the PESCO and TESCO authorities to restore power supply. in left flood affected areas of Upper Swat and Bajaur in the near future. The Minister announced that the Joint Secretary of ministry of Power, Alamzaib was involved to supervise and control the restoration and reconstruction of the power supply. in Khyber Paktunkhwa and will report on daily to the Ministry about the decision of electricity related issues in flood hit areas of provinces.
outside of nine closed network stations, he said, electricity on six network stations were restored. In a similar way, out of 126 feeders affected, 121 feeders were restored in provinces by adding basic the electric power infrastructure, including feeders and network stations, functioned in KP despite devastating floods in Rivers Kabul and Swat.
Federal Minister who rushed to Peshawar to watch flood damage on directives of This was stated by Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif. destroyed electric poles and power lines will be reconstructed on priority basis. He instructed the PESCO and TESCO authorities to expedite work on damaged poles and power lines in flood hit areas of KP.
The minister said flood had a major impact on the electricity infrastructure in upper regions of Swat, including Matta, Madain and Bahrain, except for some areas. of Bajaur and instructed the leaders of PESCO and TESCO to restore power supply. system in these areas on priority basis for providing assistance to victims population.
He said that Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif announced 10 billion rupees financial to help for flood victims of Khyber Paktunkhwa to assist the victims population. When asked, he said that national policy would be ready for security of relief flood victims in electricity bills. Except KP, he said flood It was also caused chaos in Sindh, Balochistan and southern Punjab.
Khurram Dastagir said electricity system in whole food hit areas of Nowshera and Harasadda were restored and no damage was done to any network station in Nowshera through effective planning of PESCO.
He instructed Joint Secretary Alamzaib to closely coordinate with PESCO and TESCO for solution problem of electric poles during the week and report to the ministry about progress on its restoration on daily.
Khurram Dastagir said that a comprehensive strategy was prepared to control power losses and increase recovery.
The minister previously chaired over high-level meeting with the participation of leaders of PESCO and TESCO among others senior officers. The minister was informed of the power outage. restored in all flood hit areas of KP except some areas of upper Swat and Bajaur due to destruction of road infrastructure from floods.
In a similar way, work on affected transmission lines, towers, transformers and feeders in flood hit Nowshera and Charsadda were in full swing, and not a single network station was affected by the flood. in Nowshera in connection with the preventive measures of the PESCO authorities. The meeting was attended by PESCO CEO Abdul Jabbar Khan, TESCO Head Tahir Khan, Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Power, Alamzaib and a woman of the IPA of the Dir region, etc. senior officials of Wapda.
Minister expressing satisfaction over reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts of PECSO and TESCO have instructed their officials to expedite work in flood hit areas including Swat and Bajaur. He said government will continue efforts until rehabilitation and resettlement of in last injured person.
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