Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) evinced interest in investing in power transmission lines in Telangana.
“The PGCIL has expressed its interest to invest in the transmission projects in the state,” a release issued by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s office said.
“The Chief Minister wanted officials from the state electricity department and PGCIL to hold talks in this regard,” it said adding PGCIL Chairman I S Jha today met KCR.
As per the release, Rao asked the officials of PGCIL to complete the power lines to connect southern states with the North East West Grid as it would enable to coordinate the demand and supply of power all over the country.
The Chief Minister has asked the officials concerned to complete the power lines between Wardha (Maharashtra) and Dichpally to get power supply from Chhattisgarh to Telangana, it added.
The PGCIL officials told the Chief Minister that they would be completing the line by this March, said the release.