Kashmir Endures Nation’s Worst Power Outages, Disrupting Daily Life

Kashmir Endures Nation's Worst Power Outages, Disrupting Daily Life

Valley’s electricity Woes National Power Portal points to KPDCL as the weakest performer among power distribution companies Monthly average number of interruptions has reached 80.49 hours, with interruptions reaching up to 105.32 hours For 2022, KPDCL reported a dismal System Average Interruption Duration Index (SAIDI) of 889 and a System Average Interruption Frequency Index (SAIFI) of 723.95 In contrast, the all-India averages for the same indices were significantly lower at 116.12 for SAIDI and 171.64 for SAIFI Amid mounting concerns over power challenges, Kashmir is confronting the undesirable distinction of…

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