POWERGRID supply Vaccine Delivery van to district admin of Kargil

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited through its Srinagar Ladakh Transmission System, Office Ladakh donated medical equipment & handed over to Chief Medical Officer, Leh Motup Dorje in presence of Ravinder Kumar, Secretary Energy Ladakh.  As a part of its CSR initiative, Power Grid handed over one Vaccine Delivery van, twelve ice lined refrigerators and nine deep freezers to the district administration of Kargil today. Shri Mohsin Ali, Executive Counsellor (Kargil) flagged off the Vaccine Delivery van.

The items costing Rs 29 lakhs have been handed over by POWERGRID under its CSR initiative. The vaccine delivery van shall benefit residents of far-flung areas of the UT and help in achieving a greater vaccination drive. It will support tackle logistic challenges of vaccine distribution in Kargil.

POWERGRID is also supporting the Ladakh region in rural electrification infrastructure in far-flung villages under various schemes of Government of India like PMDP, DDUGJY where, in the Drass Tehsil of Kargil district one 66/11 kV Sub-station is being established, which will feed various adjoining villages and shall improve power availability. Under these schemes, POWERGRID is electrifying 23 villages costing Rs 57 crore in the Kargil district. Further, under the PMDP scheme 66 kV power line network will also be strengthened at a cost of about Rs.30 crore.

POWERGRID has also planned a special recruitment drive of junior engineers specifically from the Ladakh region.

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