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415 km Jalandhar-Amargarh transmission line to facilitate additional power supply to Kashmir valley

NEW DELHI

Power transmission infrastructure developer, Sterlite Power today announced formal commissioning of the Rs 3000 crore ambitiousNRSS-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 415 KM, 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 today.

NRSS-29 is the largest private sector transmission project awarded in the country till date.

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