UP Government launches power projects worth Rs 2.16 billion

The UP Government has announced four new electrification schemes for Gorakhpur and inaugurated and laid foundations of power projects worth Rs 2.16 billion.

The government inaugurated 12 projects of Rs 120 million, laid foundation of seven projects of Rs 949.4 million and proposed four new schemes of Rs 1.08 billion, while reiterating this would improve power supply and remove recurrent voltage fluctuation. The new projects include replacing 160 km of old wires, replacing 1,000 damaged electricity poles and construction of 220/33 KV substation. The projects launched include setting up substations at Padri Market and Rani Bagh, a transformer in Khorabar and new transformers at various locations in Gorakhpur.