Tata Power plans to invest in J&K power projects

Tata Power plans to invest in J&K power projects

Srinagar: Tata Power is keen to invest in various renewable-energy related projects of Jammu and Kashmir and has conveyed the same to chief minister Omar Abdullah, an official spokesperson said on Thursday.

The company is keen on investing on the development and strengthening of distribution and transmission system, Tata Power resident director Bharat Wakhlu told Abdullah.

Welcoming such plans, Abdullah advised the company representatives to furnish a comprehensive proposal to the Power Development Department to study its advantages for the benefit of the people and the state, the spokesperson said.

“We are also interested to rope in investors in the state to help speedier development of various sectors especially the power sector which is crucial", he said adding that his endeavour at one hand was to develop vital public service infrastructure and on the other to create jobs for the young people.

Chief minister’s principal secretary Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Power Development Department principal secretary B R Sharma, Power Development Corporation managing director Pathak and Tata Power executive director Banmali Agerwal and managing director Prasad R Menon were also present at the meeting.