Boost to Power Sector in North East Region


Boost to Power Sector in North East Region

North Eastern Regional Power Committee (NERPC) in its 20th meeting has approved the 132 KV double circuit transmission line from Roing in Lower Dibang Valley district of Arunachal Pradesh and Chapakhowa in Assam’s Tinsukia district.

The transmission line would be the second injection point from North East Region Grid to Ranganadi Hydro Electric Project (RHEP) in Lower Subansiri district of the state which supply power to Upper Subansiri, West Siang, East Siang, Lower Dibang Valley, Lohit and Namsai districts of the state.

During the meeting held at Guwahati on Thursday, the NERPC also approved in principle for the 220 KV double circuit transmission line from Kathalguri in Assam’s Sibsagar district to Namsai district in Arunachal which, would be the third injection point from North East Region grid.

However, the Kathalguri-Namsai transmission is subjected to clearance from North Eastern Regional Standing Committee on Transmission, official sources informed here on Friday. Read More

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