Karnataka denying right of way to Southern power grid: Piyush Goyal

Karnataka denying right of way to Southern power grid: Piyush Goyal

The capacity of India’s southern electricity grid has increased 89 per cent in the last three years and the Centre plans to double it in the next three years, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday while blaming the Karnataka government for posing hurdles to these plans.

“We have improved the capacity of southern grid by 89 per cent and will double the capacity in the next two-to-three years. However, Karnataka is not providing the right of way for drawing power lines,” Goyal said in response to a query at a briefing here on three years of the NDA government. Read more

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