In order to give relief to the patients and staff of Community Health Center Shakar Chiktan from the daily power curtailment, Chief Executive Councillor LAHDC Kargil Kacho Ahmad Ali Khan inaugurated a 10 KV SPV Power Project which will provide 24 hours power supply to the Health center. Khan also inaugurated CHCs heating system in its Labour Room area where heat panel was installed for heating the room. It will also be powered by the SPV Project. He handed over 30 CFL blubs to the BMO Shakar Chiktan for the CHC. The Power Project was installed by Kargil Renewable Energy Development Agency (KREDA) under Ladakh Renewable Energy Initiative of MNRE.
Talking to media, Khan said the Power generated from Solar project will be the only alternate to cover and mitigate the shortage of Electricity during winter. He said one 5-MW SPV Project from the already sanctioned 5 projects will be commissioned next year at Yourbaltak Kargil. He further told that SPV Rooftop projects for Kargil town and many more are expected and the team led by Project Director KREDA Kacho Ahamd Ali Khan is working day and night to make Kargil the first energy sufficient district of J&K and in future Electricity will become the prime industry of Kargil district. Talking on this occasion Advocate Mohammad Amir thanked Project Director KREDA for installing the project at CHC Chiktan on behalf of the people of Shakar Chiktan and hoped that this will add in the performance of the hospital staff during winters. He also told in days to come the casualty block of the CHC will be heated up by the space heating technology by KREDA which will help in heating the causality during day time.