People, businessmen aghast over 'worst-ever' power, water crisis in Jammu

The industrialists also expressed grave concern over the alleged failure of the administration to provide electricity to the industrial estates

On April 16, as evening peak time approached, the cost of electricity at the exchange climbed up to Rs 10.31 per unit by 4 pm
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Irked by unscheduled power cuts and shortage of drinking water, people on Tuesday staged protests in different parts of the city with Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) warning that the consumers will stop paying bills if the crisis is not resolved forthwith.

The industrialists also expressed grave concern over the alleged failure of the administration to provide electricity to the industrial estates and said the unit holders are planning to go for single shift work which might lead to retrenchment of the staff.

“Over the past 10 days, we are faced with the worst-ever electricity and water crisis contrary to

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First Published: Apr 26 2022 | 7:11 PM IST

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