DHBVN to spend Rs 876 crore to strengthen power transmission

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Rewari, Nov 11 (UNI) The Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) will spend Rs 876 crore during the current financial year under an ambitious plan to strengthen and augment power transmission and distribution system in its area comprising of the districts of Sirsa, Fatehabad, Hisar, Bhiwani, Mahendragarh, Rewari, Mewat, Gurgaon and Faridabad.

Deepender Singh Hooda, MP, said in a public meeting at village Bisowa near here after inaugurating a 33 KV substation constructed by the DHBVN, that the Nigam planned to construct 37 new sub-stations of 33 KV level and augment capacity of 10 existing sub stations of 33 KV level during the financial year 2007-08.

With the completion of this construction work at a cost of Rs 37 crore, the capacity of transmission and distribution system would be augmented by 385 MVA.

Mr Hooda said that to strengthen power transmission and distribution system in district Rewari, the Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam and the dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam have an ambitious plan of Rs. 209 crore.

He said that under this big plan, the power utilities plan to construct six new substations including a 132 KV substation at Dahina and five substations of 33 KV level at Gurawra, Kaluwas, Sector 10 Rewari, Bairumpur and Ahraud.

While, capacity of six existing substations, including 220 KV substation Rewari. 132 KV Pali Gothra and Kosli and 33 KV substations Khol, J. C.IV and Model Town Rewari, will be augmented.

With the construction of second circuit of 51 kilomtre long 220 KV transmission line Badshahpur, Rewari, 220 KV substation, Rewari would get adequate power to feed transmission system in almost whole of the district.

Mr Hooda said that to strengthen power distribution system in the district, the DHBVN planned to bifurcate all lengthier and overloaded feeders of 11 KV level and 74 feeders of 11 KV level are planned to be segregated so as to separate the domestic and agriculture load. With the completion of this plan, the tubewells get reliable power supply during fixed hours and the domestic consumers would be given regular power supply.

The Nigam would add 195 power distribution transformers, replace 112 old transformers with new transformers of higher capacity and erect 109 km long distribution lines in the district.

UNI

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