Odisha government approves power infra projects worth Rs 17.96 billion

The government in Odisha has approved power infrastructure projects worth Rs 17.96 billion.

The state government has decided to execute phase-IV of the Odisha Distribution System Strengthening Project (ODSSP), which was launched during the year 2013-14 for installing 473 33/11 kV primary substations and its associated lines across the state. Under the project, 99 33/11 kV primary substations and independent 33 kV lines of 812.05 km length will be taken up with a total estimated cost of Rs 17.96 billion. The project will be implemented over a period of three years, effective from financial year 2021-22.