Government approves Rs 6.87 billion for upgradation of power distribution infrastructure in Ladakh

Reportedly, the central government has given its approval for the implementation of revamped distribution sector scheme (RDSS) in the Union Territory of Ladakh with a sanctioned cost of Rs 6.87 billion.

The scheme includes grid connectivity of the Changthang region, downline infrastructure in the Zanskar region along with other loss reduction works in the Leh and Kargil districts of Ladakh. The Ministry of Power also approved the appointment of WAPCOS Limited as the project management agency for the implementation of RDSS in Ladakh.