DHBVN to spend Rs 702 cr to boost power system
Chandigarh, July 28: The Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) has chalked out a Rs 702 crore plan to renovate, augment and strengthen power distribution system in its area.
Stating this here today, a DHBVN spokesman said the Nigam had launched a scheme involving segregation of domestic and agriculture loads in villages at a cost of Rs 268 crore.
The scheme for segregation of domestic and agriculture load was an innovative scheme that could impact the day to day life in entire rural area, he said.
Implementation of the scheme would improve voltage level and quality of power supply to tube wells during pre-determined period and it would ensure uninterrupted power supply in domestic sector of villages.
Besides, the DHBVN planned to spend Rs 139 crore for rehabilitation of 100 overloaded and lengthier feeders of 11 kv by dividing each feeder into 2 or 3 feeders.
During the process of rehabilitation of the feeders, the complete system would be renovated and demand of additional distribution transformers would be met with.
To inject power in this strong distribution system, DHBVN has started construction of 37 additional substations and augmentation of ten existing substations of 33 KV level in rural area having target to complete with in a period of one year.
Under this plan costing Rs 37 crore plan, the capacity of transmission and distribution capacity would be augmented by 385 MVA, overcoming the problem of low voltage.
To improve power distribution system in villages, DHBVN was creating High Voltage Distribution System (HVDS) and Low Voltage Distribution System (LVDS) of power supply at a cost of Rs 258 crore.