Big Boost in Development of Transmission and Distribution infrastructure of Jammu and Kashmir PSU NEWS
New Delhi: In order to strengthen Intra-State Transmission and Distribution infrastructure in Jammu & Kashmir under Govt. of India flagship program i.e. Govt. of J&K has entrusted development of Transmission System (project cost: Rs. 426 cr) and Rural electrification works for eight districts (project cost: Rs. 489 cr) to Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. as Project Implementing Agency. The Agreement for the same has been signed on 8th Feb’18 among Govt. of J&K / Power Development Department, J&K and POWERGRID.
For transmission system, five nos. New Substations (4 nos 220 kV, 1 no. 132 kV) will be established by POWERGRID, out of which three nos. substations, namely Chowadhi, Samba, Kathua-II, are in Jammu region whereas two nos. substations, namely Batpora, Khanyar are in Srinagar region. Rural electrification will be done in eight districts viz. Udhampur, Reasi, Ramban, Kulgam, Pulwama, Shopian, Leh & Kargil districts.
Posted Date : 09-02-18
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