Power distribution system to be strengthened in Haryana

PTI Chandigarh | Updated on October 13, 2012 Published on October 13, 2012

The power distribution system in 36 towns in Haryana, each having population of more than 30,000, will be renovated and strengthened under the Restructured Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme (RAPDRP) of the Central government.

The plan was revealed in a meeting chaired here today by Chairman and Managing Director of the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam and the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam, Devender Singh, an official release said.

Singh informed that the RAPDRP would be executed in two parts. Under part one, the power distribution system would be made information technology (IT) based. Under part two, the power distribution system in the towns would be strengthened and renovated.

The plan is to give a strong information technology base to the electricity distribution system by way of consumer indexing, GIS and asset mapping, metering of feeders and distribution transformers, automatic data logging, feeder segregation, ring fencing, he said.

Singh further said renovation, modernisation and strengthening of 11 kV level will be done by way of addition of distribution transformer, reconductoring of lines at 11KV level and below, feeder segregation, bifurcation and load balancing.

Published on October 13, 2012
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