Rs 3580 cr plan to power plan for Faridabad

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Chandigarh, Oct 16 (UNI) Realising the fast growing demand of electricity in Faridabad district, the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) and the Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam (HVPN) have prepared a long term plan of Rs 3580.632 crore to augment power transmission and distribution system.

The plan is to cater the load demand for the period up to 2021, said Mr Ashok Lavasa, Haryana Financial Commissioner and Principal Secretary (Power) while addressing members of the Faridabad Industries Association at Faridabad today.

He said that DHBVN plans to create an infrastructural network of 33 KV substations for electricity distribution in the district.

At present, he said, there was a network of 66 KV substations for distribution of power which were controlled by the HVPN. For this, the DHBVN planned to set up 324 new 33 KV substations in the district which would be connected to 220 KV substations to get power.

To connect these substations, the Nigam would lay 33 KV lines of a length of 1944 km. In addition, for augmenting the distribution system, DHBVN would lay 7776 km long high tension lines and 10,368 km long low tension lines and would set up 12,960 distribution transformers in the district during the period up to 2021.

Mr Lavasa said the power utilities had long term as well as short term plans to strengthen power transmission and distribution system in Faridabad district.

UNI

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