Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched centrally funded Integrated Power Development Scheme at Nagrota Bagwaan today. With this there would be 24×7 power supply to people of Nagrota town and its vicinity.
The Chief Miniter said that the Rs. 110 crore centrally sponsored Scheme is for 54 towns of the state in the ratio 90:10 by Centre and State government respectively. This will include strengthening of power distribution system, setting up new transformers, besides upgrading 33 KV and 22 KV Electric sub stations in the state and maintaining electric lines to prevent transmission losses.
The electric power in all 54 towns selected will be strengthened for providing round the clock power supply to the people of the state, said the Chief Minister.
He said that the six towns selected in kangra district were, Kangra, Nagrota Bagwaan, Yol, Dehra, Palampur and Dharamshala.
The scheme envisages to strengthen the basic infrastructure and upgradation of power supply and sub stations. The total funds for these towns were 14.27 crore, which includes a sum of Rs 3.42 crore for Nagrota Bagwaan Town for upgradation and improvement of power system.