KPTL commissions Kohima-Mariani power transmission project

Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited (KPTL) has fully commissioned Kohima-Mariani electricity transmission project. 

The project was won under a competitive bidding process conducted by PFC Consulting Limited (PFCCL). It involved design, financing, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance of 254 ckt kms of 400 KV transmission line. The transmission line passes through three states–Manipur, Nagaland and Assam and comprises three elements namely New Kohima Substation (Element 1), Imphal-New Kohima Line (Element 2) and New Kohima – New Mariani Line (Element 3). In July, Kohima-Mariani Transmission Limited (KMTL), a special purpose vehicle, had commissioned Element-1 (substation) and Element-3 (New Kohima-New Mariani Line). With the commissioning of Element 2 (Imphal-New Kohima Line) now, the project is complete. KMTL was set up to implement a transmission system under North Eastern Region Strengthening Scheme (NERSS-VI)