Ahead of harsh winter this district imposes complete blanket ban on sale purchase and use of Electrical appliances
Ganderbal admin imposes ‘blanket ban’ on heating appliances in winter
Kashmir Dot Com
Srinagar , Nov 12 : Ahead of the harsh winter, the Ganderbal administration has imposed a blanket ban on the sale, storage and use of electric appliances in the district.
According to an order issued by the District Magistrate Ganderbal it has been apprehended that non-judicious use of electric appliances such as blowers, heaters, radiators may cause damages to transmission lines due to heavy load, resulting in disturbance in the hassle free power supply.
“Therefore in order to provide hassle free electric supply to consumers as well as government offices and hospitals of district Ganderbal and to avoid unscheduled power cuts thereby causing inconvenience to the general public and disruption of services of emergent nature and particularly patient-care. I, Mr Shyambir, IAS District Magistrate, Ganderbal in exercise of powers vested in me by virtue of Section 114CrPc of 1973, hereby impose blanket ban on the storage, sale, possession, and use of heavy heating appliances such blowers, heaters, radiators etc within the territorial jurisdiction of District Ganderbal with immediate effect,” the order reads