LAHORE: The National Transmission & Dispatch Company (NTDC) said it has made arrangements to ensure uninterrupted power supply to consumers across the country during the days of Eid.
In this regard, field formations operating NTDC’s 220 kV and 500 kV grid stations and transmission lines have been placed on high alert while ensuring smooth transmission and dispatch of electricity to electric distribution companies (Discos) 132 kV and below the grid and line system.
“We all need to ensure uninterrupted power supply to distribution companies during Eidul Azha and for that, our teams on the ground need to remain vigilant at the National Power Control Center and all grid stations across the country,” said Dr. Rana Abdul Jabbar, Managing Director of NTDC. at a meeting on Friday.
Jabbar took over the office of the NTDC MD for six months as a stopgap measure. According to an NTDC spokesperson, the new MD earned a BSc/BE from Lahore University of Engineering and Technology, a Masters in Engineering from the University of Wollongong, Australia, and a Ph.D. from Royal Melbourne. Institute of Technology, Australia. He worked in the energy sector for 30 years and managed Fesco, Iesco, AEDB and the Quaid-i-Azam Solar Park Company.
Posted in Dawn, July 9, 2022