Plan to boost power transmission in Panipat

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Chandigarh, Oct 14 (UNI) In view of load growth of over 15 per cent in Rohtak, the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) and the Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam have jointly made a comprehensive plan to strengthen the transmission and distribution system in the district.

Under the plan, a 220 KV substation at Sampla and 132 KV substation at Hisar Road Rohtak would be set up to meet the upcoming load requirement. Also, new 33 KV substations will be constructed at Ritoli, Kharawar and Jindran in Rohtak district, a UHBVN spokesman said here today.

He said it had been planned to augment the existing capacity of 220 KV substation Rohtak by installing one more power transformer of 100 Mega Volt Amperes capacity. At present the substation had three transformers to transmit electricity to the consumers of district Rohtak and parts of Jhajjar and Sonepat.

The proposed transformer would transmit power to upcoming 132 KV substation, Beri and 132 KV substation, Mundlana. The UHBVN had also approved construction of 33 KV substations at Officer's Colony Rohtak, Old Power House Colony Rohtak and Anaj Mandi Rohtak.

Referring to segregation of load on 11 KV feeders supplying power to domestic and tubewell consumers, he said that 32 feeders had been identified for the purpose in the first phase out of which the work had been completed on 23 feeders so far. The consumers of as many as 83 villages had been benefited.


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