Rs 221-Crore Rural Electrification Project Shelved

Rs 221-Crore Rural Electrification Project Shelved

The government has stalled the Rs 221-crore project sanctioned for electrification in rural Kashmir.

After two companies ‘ECI Limited’ and ‘BS Limited’ emerged as the lowest bidders for the Rs 221 crore project sanctioned under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) for the financial year 2016-17, the Jammu and Kashmir government altogether cancelled the project a couple of weeks back, Superintending Engineer, Project Wing PDD Kashmir, Naseer Ahmad Khan, told The Kashmir Monitor.
The DDUGJY is a government of India scheme for rural electrification in India.

The money, Naseer said, was to be utilised in the villages of Anantnag, Budgam, Bandipora, Baramulla, Ganderbal and Kupwara districts in the valley. Read More…

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