Heavy windstorm: NTDC to start rehabilitation work of damaged power

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Altaf Hamid Rao.

 

MIRPUR [AJK],   (Parliament Times) :   National Transmission and Desptach Company Limited (NTDC) has started rehabilitation work of damaged towers of high power transmission lines caused due to heavy windstorm in southern part of the country, it was officially said.

The recent wind storm and torrential rain damaged 5 towers of 500 kV Transmission Line and Jamshoro – Port Qasim and 2 towers of 500 kV Jamshoro – Dadu Transmission line. NTDC media wing told APP Monday evening.

Managing Director Engr. Muhammad Ayub reached to the site immediately and started supervising the repair work of damaged towers. He directed to complete the rehabilitation work within four days. It is pertinent to note that alternative source providing full load and no load management is being carried out in any part of country.

The recent windstorm played havoc with two extra high voltage transmission lines in Jamshoro which lead to the power suspension of different areas.

However, due to availability of adequate power in the system, NTDC managed power supply through alternate sources and the whole transmission system of remained normal and stable in the country.  .