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Power transmission picks up pace with Jharkhand coming up with tender

Jharkhand has planned investment of over Rs 10,000 crore in the transmission sector till 2018-19

Power transmission
Power transmission

In a major boost to public-private partnership in the power transmission sector, the Jharkhand government has announced projects worth Rs 5,180 crore, making it one of largest outlays ever for strengthening of the intra-state transmission system. The projects would be awarded through tariff-based competitive (TBC) bidding. At the central government level, 20,000 circuit kilometres of transmission projects have been awarded thus far under the TBC bidding regime. The tender for the next round of bidding in Jharkhand for the remaining over Rs 5,000 crore transmission projects can be ...