Odisha government inaugurates three power transmission units

The Odisha government has inaugurated three power transmission units in Kalahandi district which will enable the local people to get power directly from the 600 MW Indravati hydropower project after about 20 years of commissioning.

The three projects include a 220/132/33 kV substation at Baner and two 33 kV feeder lines from the grid to Badkutru and Ladugaon villages. Around 121 villages of Jaipatna, Koksara and Kalampur blocks of Kalahandi will get direct power supply from Indravati project which will benefit 30,000 consumers. So far, the power generated from Indravati project, was directly supplied to four circuits of Odisha, Bhubaneswar, Bhanjnagar, Narendrapur and Thirivali, through the power grid.

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