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Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi
PM dedicates PowerGrid Orai, Aligarh sub-stations
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PM dedicates PowerGrid 765/400 kV Sub-station Orai & 765 kV Sub-station Aligarh
and associated lines - TS for Inter-Regional strengthening scheme for WR & NR (Part-B)
Thesynergyonline Energy Bureau

The Prime Ministe Mr Narendra Modi dedicating PowerGrid 765/400 kV Orai sub-station & 765 kV Aligarh sub-station and associated lines at an event held Jhansi in the presence of Mr Ram Naik, Governor, Uttar Pradesh, Mr Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister Uttar Pradesh, Sushri Uma Bharti, Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation, and other MPs and MLAs of Uttar Pradesh Government. Also present on this occasion were CMD, PowerGrid Mr Ravi P. Singh, Director (Projects) PowerGrid Mr R. K. Chauhan, Executive Director (NR-III) PowerGrid , Mr R. K. Singh apart from other senior officials of state government and PowerGrid.
Transmission system for inter-regional strengthening scheme

for Western Region (WR) and Northern Region (NR) (Part-B)

JHANSI, FEBRUARY 15 : The Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi dedicated PowerGrid 765/400 kV Orai Sub-station & 765 kV Aligarh Sub-station and associated lines today at a mega event held in Jhansi , as part of transmission system for inter-regional strengthening scheme for Western Region (WR) and Northern Region (NR) (Part-B).

Improved transmission system

Now along with Bundelkhand, the power system will be improved in many areas of Western UP

Speaking on the occasion the Prime Minister said, "To solve the problem of electricity, the transmission system has been improved. Now along with Bundelkhand, the power system will be improved in many areas of Western UP. Power generated will be transmitted to different regions through the Western and Northern grid".

"We will make electricity so cheap that only the rich will burn candles." ― Thomas A. Edison

The project involves establishment of Extra High Voltage (EHV) Sub-stations at Orai Gas Insulated Sub-station (GIS) & Aligarh Gas Insulated Sub-station (GIS) along with high capacity power transmission corridor between northern and western grids. It will strengthen the inter-regional transmission corridor and facilitate reliable supply of power to Orai, Aligarh & adjoining areas of Western UP and Bundelkhand.

Also present on the occasion was

CMD, PowerGrid Mr Ravi P. Singh among others

Also present on this occasion were CMD, PowerGrid Mr Ravi P. Singh, Director (Projects) PowerGrid Mr R. K. Chauhan, Executive Director (NR-III) PowerGrid , Mr R. K. Singh apart from other senior officials of state government and PowerGrid.

"One by one, the electric lights ringing the lawn were ignited. Each one, as it burst into brilliance, erased a constellation from the evening sky." ― Tim Westover, Auraria

PowerGrid is one of the World's Largest Power Transmission Utility, and has a wide network of 151,380 circuit kilometers transmission lines, with 239 Sub-stations and transformation capacity of 353,344 MVA.

The project

Constructed by PowerGrid

The project constructed by Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PowerGrid), a Navratna Company of Government of India, under Ministry of Power, will make Orai a key Sub-station to feed the demand of Orai and adjoining areas of western UP and Bundelkhand region.It will also give huge boost to the tourism sector and will enhance socio-economic development, as quality power will be distributed to homes, agricultural setups, business establishments and industries of the region.The cost of the project is about Rs. 4976 crore.

The event

Participation

The event was attended by a graceful gathering in Jhansi, in the presence of Mr Ram Naik, Governor, Uttar Pradesh, Mr Yogi Adityanath, Chie Minister Uttar Pradesh, Sushri Uma Bharti, Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation, and other MPs and MLAs of Uttar Pradesh Government.