Chandigarh, Oct 22 (UNI) Power Grid Corporation of India would spend a sum of Rs 2000 crore in Haryana for constructing 400 KV sub stations at Fatehabad, Sonepat and Panchkula and laying a 1300 circuit km high voltage transmission line.
This was stated by a spokesman of Power Grid Corporation of India here today.
He said Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda would be the Chief Guest at the dedication ceremony of 400/220 kv Bahadurgarh substation of power grid to be constructed at village Dabodha Khurd in district Jhajjar tomorrow.
He said Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde would preside over the function.
He said the Chief Minister would also lay the foundation stone of 400/220 KV gas insulated substation of Power Grid at Gurgaon tomorrow evening.
The spokesman said that under the Rajiv Gandhi Vidyutikaran Yojana power would be made available in all the villages by 2009 and it would be a great achievement of the United Progressive Alliance Government.
Similarly, a target had also been fixed to increase the capacity of national grid by the Power Grid Corporation of India from 16,000 MW to 37,000 MW by 2012.