Power Grid board approves Investment in two projects worth 655.75 crore

India's largest power transmission company, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), a central public sector undertaking, greenlit investments for two major projects on February 18th, 2024.

Power Grid board approves Investment in two projects worth 655.75 crore

New Delhi: India's Power giant and central public sector undertaking, Power Grid Corporation of India [PGIL] Board approved the Investment for two significant projects following meetings held on 18th February 2024.

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Board of Directors' Decision

The Board of Directors has approved the implementation of the "Unified Load Dispatch and Communication (ULDC) Phase-III (SCADA/EMS Upgradation Project – Northern Region SLDCs)" at an estimated cost of Rs. 514.66 crore. The commissioning schedule for this project is set for 15th November 2025.

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Committee of Directors on Investment on Projects' Decision

The Committee of Directors on Investment on Projects has given the green light for the "Augmentation of 765/400 kV, 1500 MVA transformer (4th) at Bhiwani S/s," which is delinked from the Transmission System for the evacuation of power from RE parks in Leh (5 GW Leh-Kaithal Transmission corridor).

This project comes with an estimated cost of Rs. 141.09 crore and is scheduled to be commissioned within 18 months from the date of issue of MoP OM, i.e., by 5th May 2025.

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