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The government is very keen to change the power scenario in Jammu and Kashmir with an eye on the investment from outside due to the new industrial policy.

There has been a problem during the peak season in both Jammu and Srinagar regarding the power shortage and now the additional power generation will address the issue.

Recently LG Manoj Sinha said that the work on many projects is in full swing and by March 31 this year, additional 200 MW capacities will be added in our energy basket.

Government is addressing the shortage of infrastructure with renewed vigor with focus on inclusiveness and bridging divides and providing a working environment for all the industrial units so that they can generate the jobs when they get uninterrupted power supply.

It is the need of the hour to install smart meters to ensure that people of J&K get good quality & reliable power, address the needs of poor, rural areas, agriculture and industrial sector, and usher in an era of uninterrupted power supply.

He recently inaugurated 20 Power distribution projects costing Rs 41 Cr at Bajalta, Jammu.

He said that these projects will address peak season shortage and ensure sustained economic activities.

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