Haryana to spend Rs 239 cr on power reforms in Gurgaon

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Chandigarh, Apr 27 (UNI) The Haryana Power Utilities will spend Rs 239 crore on reforms in the power sector in Gurgaon district by 2011.

A spokesman for Haryana Power Utilities said under this ambitious plan, new sub-stations would be set up and the capacity of the existing sub-stations would be augmented and new transmission lines would be laid in a phased manner.

He said seven new sub-stations would be set up in Gurgaon during the current financial year at a cost of Rs 164.40 crore.

Out of these, work to set up four sub-stations has already commenced.

Apart from this, three sub-stations of 66 KV capacity each, would also be set up by the private colonisers for which necessary approval had been granted to them by the Power Utilities.

He said a 220 KV sub-station, set up at a cost of Rs 19 crore at Daultabad, had commenced functioning and a 66 KV sub-station had also become functional in Sector 38. It was set up at a cost of Rs five crore.

The capacity of nine sub-stations of 66 KV each was being augmented at a cost of Rs 19 crore, he said, adding that 79 lakh units of electricity were supplied per day in Gurgaon during 2006-07, which was 21 per cent more as compared to the supply of electricity in 2005-06.

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