The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today said that the administration has been working round the clock and has restored all essential services across the valley which had been disrupted due to the unprecedented snowfall across the Kashmir division on Saturday.
While addressing a press briefing, he said that due to the recent and unprecedented snowfall across the Kashmir division, Governor, Chief Secretary, Principal Secretary PDD and he personally monitored essential services on an hourly basis from yesterday evening and hourly reports were sent to the Governor and Chief Secretary. He informed that due to the snowfall, green trees had fallen on power HT lines at various places of every district which had caused power breakdown across the valley.
Now, electricity supply is restored across valley except some areas of South Kashmir districts where four towers have fallen down at Lessar, Wanpoh, Shopian and Kulgam. Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has already deployed their men and machinery on the spot for the restoration work so that electricity supply will be restored as soon as possible. Electricity had been restored in all hospitals and health centres across the Valley and heating system has been started there well before the due date.