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Kejriwal inaugurates power sub station in South Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Chief Minister today inaugurated a 66 KVA grid sub station of the discom BRPL at Fatehpur Beri in South that will benefit around three lakh residents.

Kejriwal also unfurled the national flag atop a 35 mt mast at BSES (BRPL), a of the discom said.

Delhi's power demand has been increasing at around 4-5 per cent annually and the newly inaugurated sub station is a part of future proofing of distribution network of the discom, he said.

and some MLAs were present at the inaugural function.

BRPL said, We are very confident that not only will BRPL continues to meet the ever increasing power needs of the area, but also continue to partner in the development of the national capital."

Constructed at a cost of around Rs 45 crore, this 66 KVA grid sub station is extremely critical to the growing power needs of the fast developing areas of South

"Commissioning of the sub station has increased capacity in the area by 50 MVA. It will augment the network and further improve the power supply in areas like Fatehpur Beri, Chandan Hole, Bhati Mine, Chattarpur Farms, Dera Bhati and Asola and benefit a population of around 3 lakh," Sinha said.

The grid sub station will be unmanned and remotely controlled from the Supervisory Control and (SCADA).

Looking at the increase in the power demand in the area, during 2018-2019, the discom plans to invest a capex of around Rs 12 crore in the Fatehpur Beri area, to further strengthen the network by undertaking several activities, the said.

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First Published: Sun, June 10 2018. 19:50 IST