New Delhi, Oct 15: Power transmission infrastructure developer, Sterlite Power Monday announced formal commissioning of the Rs 3000 crore ambitious NRSS-29 project for providing additional power supply to Jammu & Kashmir from the Northern Grid. The project has been completed two months ahead of the schedule.
The 415KM, Northern Region System Strengthening (NRSS)-29 project will ensure reliable power access for the Valley by augmenting the state’s power transmission capacity by at least 33%, Sterlite Power said in a statement.
“This transmission line will deliver an additional 1000 MW power to the valley,” it said.
NRSS-29 comprises 135 KM Jalandhar-Samba 400 kV D/C transmission line which was commissioned in June 2016 and 280 KM Samba–Amargarh(Sopore) two 400 kV double circuit transmission lines and one 400/220 kV GIS sub-station which was commissioned on Monday.
NRSS-29 is the largest private sector transmission project awarded in the country till date.