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Home News Power Sector News Construction of Transmission Lines for UMPPs entrusted to PGCIL

Construction of Transmission Lines for UMPPs entrusted to PGCIL

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PGCILImplementation of transmission system associated with four Ultra Mega Power Projects (UMPPs), viz., Sasan, Mundra, Krishnapatnam and Tilaiyya has been entrusted to Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (PGCIL). Implementing agency for evacuation of power from the fifth UMPP located in Tamil Nadu is yet to be finalized. PGCIL would be implementing transmission system associated with above-mentioned four UMPPs with funding from multi-lateral agencies like World Bank, Asian Development Bank (ADB), domestic market and internal resources. It is not seeking any dedicated allocation of funds from Planning Commission.

PGCIL has recently signed a loan agreement for an amount of US$ 1000 million with the World Bank, which would be utilized for implementation of transmission schemes associated with Sasan, Mundra and Krishnapatnam UMPPs and South-West Interconnection. A part of transmission system associated with Tilaiyya UMPP is proposed to be covered under loan assistance from ADB.

This information was given by Shri Bharatsinh Solanki, Minister of State, Ministry of Power in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.

Source -PTI

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