Ministry of Power

Strengthening of Intra-state Power Transmission and Distribution Systems in North Eastern Region and Sikkim

Posted On: 06 FEB 2024 5:56PM by PIB Delhi

The Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy has informed that the Ministry of Power is implementing two projects for strengthening of intra-state transmission system as well as distribution system in North-Eastern States and Sikkim.

  1. North-Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project (NERPSIP) for six States (Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura and Nagaland), for strengthening of the Intra-State Transmission and Distribution Systems (33kV and above) at revised cost of ₹ 6,700 crore.
  2. Comprehensive Scheme for Strengthening of Transmission and Distribution System in Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim at revised cost of ₹ 9,129.32 crore.

The implementation of the above projects will strengthen intra-state transmission as well as distribution system of the North Eastern Region and improve connectivity of the upcoming load centres with the National grid to achieve affordable and reliable 24X7 power supply to all categories of end consumers in states of North Eastern Region, including Sikkim.

Status of elements completed state-wise is as given below.

  1. North-Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project (NERPSIP)
  2. Status of Project Implementation (as on December 2023)

Transformation Capacity (MVA)

Transmission Line (ckm)

Total

Completed

Total

Completed

5848.65

5393

3482

3336

 

State

Total elements

Completed

Elements

Status

Assam

116

115

Balance 13 elements expected progressively by December 2024.

Tripura

151

145

Meghalaya

41

41

Mizoram

11

10

Nagaland

56

54

Manipur

71

68

Total

446

433

 

  1. Comprehensive Scheme for Strengthening of Transmission and Distribution System in Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim
  1. Status of Project Implementation (as on December 2023)

Transformation Capacity (MVA)

Transmission Line (ckm)

Total

Completed

Total

Completed

1980

1100

3641

801

 

State

Total Elements

Completed

Elements

Status

Arunachal Pradesh

234

112

Balance 139 elements expected progressively by Dec’24.

Sikkim

58

41

Total

292

153

 

 

This information has been given by the Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy Shri R. K. Singh, in a written reply to a question, in Rajya Sabha today, February 6, 2024.

 

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