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Recently LG Manoj Sinha inaugurated power infrastructure projects worth 192 crores. He said that power supply position have improved in Jammu and Kashmir and the government has the focus on mega hydro projects

The target of 1727 MVA capacity addition has been achieved at 220 and 132 KV levels and a 236 circuit km transmission line has been laid. We have added 2345 MVA capacity in the distribution sector and 8550 new distribution transformers have been installed in residential areas.  Four mega hydro projects will be completed in the coming years.

In the first phase of the smart metering project, 57,000 meters have been installed and 1.25 lakh smart meters will be installed during Phase II, he informed.

He sought participation from the citizens in the government’s efforts toward the socio-economic progress of rural and urban areas.

In order to make urban local bodies self-reliant, the Housing & Urban Development Department has notified the introduction of property tax in Jammu & Kashmir like other parts of the country.

He said the administration will ensure common people don’t face any inconvenience. Every decision will be made in the interest of the people. Administration and responsible citizens must make others aware of the Property Tax and how we can contribute in transforming the cities as engines of growth.

He highlighted the reforms introduced in the last three years to improve the power infrastructure; enhance power sustainability & efficiency in the UT.

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