11kV transmission line to ensure reliable power supply in remote villages on Ladakh
KARGIL/GURUGRAM , JULY 30 : Power Grid Corporation of India (PowerGrid), a Maharatna CPSU under Ministry of Power, Government of India has successfully commissioned 40-kms of 11kV transmission line from Lalung to Darchik under rural electrification scheme namely PMDP (Prime Minister Development Program).

The line is used for electrification of enroute adjoining villages
namely Lalung, Silmoo, Batalik, Darchik, Hurdass, Sinikcey and Garkon. With commissioning of this line, all remote villages in Aryan Valley (in Kargildistrict) are now connected to the National Grid through 220 kV Srinagar Leh Transmission System. Earlier, these villages were dependent on DG sets for power supply which was available for limited time only.

Commissioning

  • With commissioning of this line, all remote villages in Aryan Valley (in Kargildistrict) are now connected to the National Grid through 220 kV Srinagar Leh Transmission System. .
  • Earlier, these villages were dependent on DG sets for power supply which was available for limited time only
In addition to above, electrification of 20 villages in Leh district has also been completed by POWERGRID which involves commissioning of remote villages like Largiab in Nubra Valley. Besides, number of 11 kVlines totaling 150 km, connectingvillages Wanla to Fatoksar, Lamayaruto Atishe&Fotorse and Saspol area have been established by
PowerGrid

PowerGrid

  1. In addition to above, electrification of 20 villages in Leh district has also been completed by POWERGRID which involves commissioning of remote villages like Largiab in Nubra Valley. Besides, number of 11 kVlines totaling 150 km, connectingvillages Wanla to Fatoksar, Lamayaruto Atishe&Fotorse and Saspol area have been established by POWERGRID and it connects all enroute villages.
, and it connects all enroute villages. .
PowerGrid has built a state-of-the-art 220/66 kV Gas Insulated Sub-stations(GIS) at Drass, Kargil,Khalsti and Lehconnecting Ladakh region to the national grid through the 341-km of 220 kV transmission line emanating from Srinagar. 220 kV Srinagar-Leh transmission system has been transferred to PowerGrid as ISTS and we are committed to maintain high system availability and provide reliable power to entire Ladakh region.

The reliable power from the Grid will drive economic development in the region and bring prosperity to remotest villages of Ladakh besides eliminating generation through DG sets.
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