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Monthly Progress Report of

Critical Transmission Projects under


Central, State and Private Sector
(As on 31.12.2017)

Government of India
Ministry Power
Central Electricity Authority
Power System Project Monitoring Division
New Delhi
January’2018
ISO : 9001-2008

Monthly Progress Report of


Critical Transmission Projects under
Central, State and Private Sector
(As on 31.12.2017)

Government of India
Ministry Power
Central Electricity Authority
Power System Project Monitoring Division
New Delhi
(Published in fulfilment of CEA’s obligation under section 73(i) & (j) of the Electricity Act, 2003)
Contents

Sl. No. Region Page


No.
1 Northern Region 2-7

2 Eastern Region 8-12

3 Western Region 13-18

4 Southern Region 19-25

5 North Eastern Region 26-29

6 Inter-Regional 30-30

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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Critical Transmission Projects in Northern Region(NR)
Sr. Transmission Scheduled Actual/ Transmission Constraint Caused Executing Progress Reason for delay and Action
No. Corridor Commissio Likely Agency detail of issues required/Remedial
ning Commission measures taken
Date ing
Date
1 Bareilly- Meerut Nov’13 - Bareilly-Meerut 765kV S/C line has not North Line was covered  Under litigation Hon’ble Supreme Court
765kV D/C line. commissioned yet. Early commissioning Karanpura under transmission on 12.08.16 has disposed
of this line will strengthen the system. Transmission project awarded off the appeal and
Co. Ltd. through TBCB directed Appellate
(NKTCL) route in May,2010 Tribunal of Electricity
but construction of (ATE) to decide on
line is yet to start. appeal. Next hearing in
ATE is due on 05.02.18
2 Mohindergarh - Aug’18 Aug’18 Mohindergarh - Dhanonda 400kV D/C line Powergrid LGH: 130 Ckm Forest clearance (2.7 Ha) PGCIL to expedite
Bhiwani 400kV is critically loaded. These loaded lines Corporation TL: 183 nos. awaited. Proposal progress of line for early
D/C line. would get relief after commissioning of of India FDN: 90 nos. submitted. Working completion keeping in
new lines 400 kV Mohindergarh - Limited TE: 26 nos. permission awaited. Also view the criticality of its
Bhiwani D/C line. (PGCIL) STG: 0 Ckm work is affected due to poor requirement
performance of contractor.
3 Phagi- Sep’12 Feb’18 765kVPhagis/s hasfollowing connectivity: Rajasthan LGH: 213 Ckm Progress affected due to Work order had been
Ajmer400kV a) 2xS/C 765kVGwalior - Phagi line VidyutPrasar TL: 284 nos. contractual issue with M/s withdrawn from M/s.
D/C line b) 1xS/C 765kVPhagi-Bhiwani line an Nigam FDN: 284 nos. GET. GET and awarded to
c) 765/400kV, 1500MVAICT-1 &2 Limited TE: 284 nos.  Conditional Approval to M/s Varsana Ispat .on dt
d) 400kVPhagi-BassiD/C line (RVPNL) STG: 195.558Ckm 1 no. of NH crossing (loc 02.02.15
no. 38-39) received from
Theloadingof400kVPhagi-BassiD/C is in NHAI.
the range of900-950MWeachckt. BG amount of Rs.
Earlycommissioningof400kVPhagi- 102006/- is deposited to
Ajmer D/C wouldreliefthe PD, Chittorgarh , NHAI.
loadingof400kV Phagi-BassiD/C line.
This line is part of ATS of Kalisindh TPP
(2x600MW).

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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Sr. Transmission Scheduled Actual/ Transmission Constraint Caused Executing Progress Reason for delay and Action
No. Corridor Commissio Likely Agency detail of issues required/Remedial
ning Commission measures taken
Date ing
Date
4 2x1500 MVA, Planned connectivity at765kVGr. Noida Western UP Progress as
765/400k Gr. Apr’16 Dec’17 S/S is: Power follows;
Noida(UP) S/s (i) LILOof765kVAgra-MeerutS/Cat Transmission
765/400 kVGr. Noida - co. Ltd. ICT-II
Commissioned (WUPPTCL) LA: 100% ICT-II testing under
(ii) 2x1500 MVA, 765/400kVGr. Noida – CW: 100% progress. Commissioning
ICT-I Commissioned in Apl’16 and ER: 100% is expected in Jan-2018.
ICT-II testing under progress EE: 100%
needed to be completed at the
earliest. 400kVGr.Noida- Line is completed but
(iii) 400kVGr. Noida-Sikandrabad D/C line Substation Noida Sector - M(PS), CEA had
Noida Sector -148
– commissioned 148 of UPPTCL-Being reviewed progress of
D/C line
(iv) Gr Noida – Noida Sector 148 D/C line constructed for NOIDA transmission scheme in
LGH:94Ckm
– completed Authority under deposit a meeting held in Dec17
Thecommissioning of Gr.Noida-Noida TL: 131 nos.
scheme is not ready where UPPTCL
sector -148400kVD/C line wouldrelief the FDN: 131 nos.
because of withdrawal of representative informed
loadingofDadri-Gr. Noida 400kVline and it TE: 131 nos.
financial support by NDA that an alternative
would alsoincreaseimportfromWR. STG: 94Ckm
for 400 kV side. Work is funding mechanism is
held up at 64% progress. being worked out.
5 Dehradun – Jun’17 (Rev) Mar’18 System Strengthening in NR Powergrid LGH: 179 Ckm ROW/ tree cutting issue .
Abdullapur 400 (Enhancement of Uttarakhand connectivity) Corporation TL: 248 nos. resolved.
kV D/C line of India FDN: 248 nos. Completion being
Limited TE: 244 nos. expedited through
(PGCIL) STG: 165 Ckm mobilization from other
sources. .
6 Dulhasti- Sep’17 Jan’18 Evacuation of power from hydro projects in Powergrid LGH: 115 Ckm Severe ROW problem in Work in progress under
Kishenpur 400 (Rev) J&K Corporation TL: 340 nos. Doda district. Land owners Police protection
kV D/C line of India FDN: 340 nos. are not accepting Private
(115 Ckm) Limited TE: 339 nos. Negotiation Committee
(PGCIL) STG: 113 Ckm (PNC) rates

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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Sr. Transmission Scheduled Actual/ Transmission Constraint Caused Executing Progress Reason for delay and Action
No. Corridor Commissio Likely Agency detail of issues required/Remedial
ning Commission measures taken
Date ing
Date
7.a Kishenganga – Jul’17 Jan’18 Evacuation of power from Kishanganga Powergrid LGH: 85 Ckm Works completely stopped Section-IV and PNC
Amargarh 220 HEP (Critical as without this line it will not Corporation TL: 150 nos. between Jul’16 to Nov’16 completed for 144 locn.,
kV D/C Line be possible to synchronize and commission of India FDN: 147 nos. due to violent agitation in out of total 145 locn..[5
Kishenganga HEP units.) Limited TE: 137 nos. Kashmir Valley. Though locn. in forest]. Payment
(PGCIL) STG: 52 Ckm works commenced in for only 116 locs. done.
Nov’16 but same got Support required from
intermittently stopped due District Adm. for
to bad law & order situation. expeditious
Forest clearance (3.67 Ha, 5 disbursement of
nos. location) accorded by compensation payment
J&K Govt. in Dec’16. to land owners.
Delay in finalization of Expected Completion
Private Negotiation by Jan’18 [Matching
Committee (PNC) and with Gen.].
disbursement of
compensation.
Presently 01 loc. is in severe
ROW.
7.b Kishenganga – Mar’18 Jun’18 Evacuation of power from Kishanganga Powergrid LGH: 228 Ckm Work affected due to Section-IV issued for
Wagoora 220 kV HEP (Critical as without this line it will not Corporation TL: 252 nos. disturbance in Kashmir 252 locn. and PNC
D/C Line be possible to synchronize and commission of India FDN: 185nos. since Jul'16 & slow completed for 229 locn.,
Kishenganga HEP units.) Limited TE: 102 nos. progress. State authorities help
(PGCIL) STG: 53 Ckm required to expedite
Delay in finalization of PNC & compensation
Private Negotiation issues. Expected
Committee (PNC) and Completion by
disbursement of March.’18.
compensation.

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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Sr. Transmission Scheduled Actual/ Transmission Constraint Caused Executing Progress Reason for delay and Action
No. Corridor Commissio Likely Agency detail of issues required/Remedial
ning Commission measures taken
Date ing
Date
8 Anpara-D – Jan’12 Mar’18 Required for evacuation of power from UPPTCL LGH: Work in progress. M(PS), CEA had
Unnao 765kV Anpara-D STPS 426.149Ckm reviewed progress of
S/C line. TL: 1225 nos. transmission scheme in a
FDN: 1167 nos. meeting held in Dec17
TE: 1103 nos. wherein UPPTCL
STG: 343.631Ckm representative was
advised to expedite
construction of line by
deploying more gangs

9 LILO of one ckt. - Required for evacuation of power from JKPDD/ LGH: 12 Ckm Progress has been affected Matter is to be taken
of Kishanpur- Baglihar HEP JKPDC TL: 17 nos. due to severe RoW issue at with distt. authority &
New Wanpoh at FDN: 04 nos. 2 locs and involvement of state forest dept.
Baglihar HEP TE: 01 nos. forest area.
400kV D/C line. STG: 0 Ckm
10 Bara TPS- Jun’17 uncertain Out of 2 no. 765kV S/C line, one has been SEUPPTCL LGH: 378Ckm Work at standstill for M(PS), CEA had
Mainpuri 765kV commissioned (Ckt-II) but this line is TL: 903 nos. more than a year due to poor reviewed progress of
S/C line-I. required for evacuation of full power from FDN: 613 nos. financial health of transmission scheme in
Bara TPS and to meet N-1 criteria. TE: 346 nos. SEUPPTCL. a meeting held in Dec17
STG: 0Ckm wherein UPPTCL
representative informed
that GoUP is
considering to take over
transmission project and
evaluation of completed
work is under progress.

11.a Bajoli HEP- Oct’16 Apr’19 Required for evacuation of power from HPPTCL Work awarded in Stage-1 approval accorded Stage-1 Clearance
Lahal 220kV Bajoli HEP(3x60MW) in H.P, which is Dec’17 for forest clearance. accorded by MOEF
D/C line scheduled to complete by year 2019-20 Dehradun.

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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Sr. Transmission Scheduled Actual/ Transmission Constraint Caused Executing Progress Reason for delay and Action
No. Corridor Commissio Likely Agency detail of issues required/Remedial
ning Commission measures taken
Date ing
Date
11 b Lahal-Chamera Oct’16 Apr’19 -Do- HPPTCL Yet to start Forest case uploaded. Forest proposal would be
400kV D/C line work. Financial submitted shortly. Bid is
bid opened and to open on 28.08.17.
same is under HPPTCL is yet apply for
evaluation connectivity for
termination at Chamera
11 c 630 MVA, Oct’16 Apr’19 -Do- HPPTCL LA:100% Civil works under
400/220/33 kV CW:25% progress
GIS at Lahal ER: 0%
EE: 0%
12.a Suratgarh TPS- Jan,13 Apr’18 This line is part of ATS of Suratgarh Super RVPNL/ LGH: 280 Ckm Slow progress. Work under progress
Bikaner 400kV Critical TPS (2x660 MW). Adani TL: 351 nos.
D/C line transmission FDN: 350 nos.
TE: 333 nos.
STG: 210 Ckm
12.b Suratgarh TPS – Jan’13 Jan’18 RVPNL/ M/s LGH: 480 Ckm Slow progress RVPNL expediting
Babai PTCC :Pending with construction of Line.
Aster Chennai TL: 676 nos.
(Jhunjhunu) FDN: 676 nos. BSNL for details.
400kV D/C line TE: 670 nos.
STG: 374.25 Ckm
12.c 2x315MVA Jan,13 Jan,18 It is a part of ATS and needed for feeding RVPNL/ M/s LA: 100% Slow progress by the firm RVPNL pursuing firm
400/220 kV S/s load of downstream network. A2Z Infra CW: 100% to expedite construction
at Babai. Energy. ER: 90% of SS.
EE: 94%
13 LILO of one ckt Mar’19 Aug’19 This line is ATS of Swara Kuddu HPPTCL LGH: 3Ckm Forest clearance obtained. Work under progress.
of Nathpa Jhakri (3x37MW) & is required for evacuation TL: 15 nos.
–Abdullapur 400 power from generating station. FDN: 0 nos.
kV D/C at Swara TE: 0 nos.
Kuddu STG: 0 Ckm

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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Sr. Transmission Scheduled Actual/ Transmission Constraint Caused Executing Progress Reason for delay and Action
No. Corridor Commissio Likely Agency detail of issues required/Remedial
ning Commission measures taken
Date ing
Date
14 Unnao – Jul’17 Jul’19 This would help in evacuating power from South East LGH: 188Ckm Work at standstill for M(PS), CEA had
Mainpuri (Quad) Anpara complex. UP Power TL: 450 nos. more than a year due to poor reviewed progress of
765 kV S/C Line Transmission FDN: 380 nos. financial health of transmission scheme in
Company TE: 274 nos. SEUPPTCL. a meeting held in Dec17
Limited STG: 0Ckm wherein UPPTCL
(SEUPPTCL) representative informed
that GoUP is
considering to take over
transmission project and
evaluation of completed
work is under progress.
15 Orai – Aligarh Apr’18 Mar’18 This would enhance the transfer capability & Powergrid LGH: 664 Ckm NIL Efforts being made to
765 kV D/C Line reliability to NR. Corporation TL: 906 nos. complete earlier by end
of India FDN: 906 nos. FY 2017-18.
Limited TE: 904 nos.
(PGCIL) STG: 637 Ckm
16 LILO of Agra – Apr’18 Apr’18 This would enhance the transfer capability & Powergrid LGH: 22 Ckm NIL Efforts being made to
Meerut 765kV reliability to NR. Corporation TL: 34 nos. complete earlier by end
S/C at Aligarh of India FDN: 34 nos. FY 2017-18.
Limited TE: 22 nos.
(PGCIL) STG: 00 Ckm
17 Orai – Orai (Q) Apr’18 Mar’18 This would enhance the transfer capability & Powergrid LGH: 84 Ckm NIL Efforts being made to
400 kV D/C Line reliability to NR. Corporation TL: 115 nos. complete earlier by end
of India FDN: 115 nos. FY 2017-18.
Limited TE: 115 nos.
(PGCIL) STG: 79 Ckm

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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Critical Transmission Projects in Eastern Region(ER)
Sr. Transmission Schedul Actual/ Transmission Constraint Caused Executing Progress Reason for delay and Action
No. Corridor ed Likely Agency detail of issues required/Remedial
Commi Commissio measures taken
ssionin ning
g Date
1 Rajarhat – Sep’17
Date Jun’18 Required for Eastern Region system Powergrid LGH: 881 Ckm ROW issues being faced in Continued support
Purnea 400 kV (Rev) Strengthening Corporation TL: 1223 nos. Distt. South 24 Pargana (4 from District/ state
D/C line of India FDN: 1185 nos. locs., 3 Kms), North 24 Administration is
Limited TE: 1166 nos. Pargana 21 locs., 20 Kms) required for completing
(PGCIL) STG: 687 Ckm stringing. balance works.
Blockade near Rajarhat by
local public is affecting
progress of s/s works since
Jan.’17. Forest approval in
Jharkhand is also delayed.
(Despite help from Distt.
Adm., work extremely slow
due to stiff resistance from
local villagers) in Rajarhat
area. Work resumed in
Oct’17 with restricted /
controlled access of site.
But again stopped from
01.12.17 due to protest by
locals.

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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Sr. Transmission Schedul Actual/ Transmission Constraint Caused Executing Progress Reason for delay and Action
No. Corridor ed Likely Agency detail of issues required/Remedial
Commi Commissio measures taken
ssionin ning
g Date
2 Angul – Dec’17
Date Jun’18 Required for evacuation of IPP generation Powergrid LGH: 590 Ckm  Gen. proj. in Srikakulam Matter taken up with
Jharsuguda 765 (Rev) projects connected to Angul Corporation TL: 790 nos. area delayed beyond 2017- dist. Authority, and
kV D/C line of India FDN: 744 nos. 18. help from Distt. Adm.
Limited TE: 707 nos. Stringing affected due to is required for balance
(PGCIL) STG: 254 Ckm ROW near Banepal, works.Matter is being
Rairhakhol, Angul, perused at
Athmalbic, Kishorenagar RMoEF/State govt for
areas in Odisha (14 fdn., 28 forest issue.
T.E. & 27 Kms Stg.) and
permission to work in issued
for all division in forest area
.Tree cutting approval
received for 07/07 division
Payment done.
3 New Nabi Dec’17 Jan’18 Evacuation of power from New Nabinagar PGCIL LGH: 189 Ckm Erection completed. Commissioning
Nagar- Gaya TPP anticipated in 3rd quarter of 2017-18 TL: 245 nos. Tower rectification work matching with
400 kV D/C FDN: 245 nos. under progress. Generation..
204 ckm TE: 245 nos.
STG: 184 Ckm

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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Sr. Transmission Schedul Actual/ Transmission Constraint Caused Executing Progress Reason for delay and Action
No. Corridor ed Likely Agency detail of issues required/Remedial
Commi Commissio measures taken
ssionin ning
g Date
4(a) North Sept’17
Date Sept’19 Evacuation of power from North Karanpura Adani Work could not The evacuation line North The evacuation lines
Karanpura – TPP ( anticipated in 1st quarter of 2018-19) Transmission be started due to Karanpura- Chandwa 400 viz North Karanpura-
Chandwa 400 Ltd non-availability kV D/C line is passing Chandwa 400 kV D/C
kV D/C of NOC from through coal blocks near and North Karanpura-
CCL/MoC the generating station. Gaya 400 kV D/C lines
are passing through
 Due to non-availability coal blocks near the
of NOC from CIL the generating station. Due
work is presently at to non -availability of
standstill
NOC from CIL/MoC,
the work could not
start. Several meetings
were held at CEA/MoP
since Oct 2016 to
resolve the issue of
NOC. Recently a CCL
board meeting was
held on 27.12.2017,
which also attended by
CEA and NTPC
representative and CCL
Board has agreed to
recommend proposal of
revised route

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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Sr. Transmission Schedul Actual/ Transmission Constraint Caused Executing Progress Reason for delay and Action
No. Corridor ed Likely Agency detail of issues required/Remedial
Commi Commissio measures taken
ssionin ning
g Date
4b North Sep’19
Date Sep’19 do Adani Work yet to start North Karanpura- Gaya The evacuation lines
Karanpura – Transmission 400 kV D/C line is viz North Karanpura-
Gaya 400 kV Ltd passing through coal Chandwa 400 kV D/C
D/C blocks near the and North Karanpura-
generating station Gaya 400 kV D/C lines
are passing through
 Due to non-availability coal blocks near the
of NOC from CIL the generating station. Due
work is presently at to non -availability of
standstill
NOC from CIL/MoC,
the work could not
start. Several meetings
were held at CEA/MoP
since Oct 2016 to
resolve the issue of
NOC. Recently a CCL
board meeting was
held on 27.12.2017,
which also attended by
CEA and NTPC
representative and CCL
Board has agreed to
recommend proposal of
revised route
5.a LILO of both The system is required for evacuation of Work yet to be
Ckt. of Purnia- power from Barauni TPS ext. (2x250+150) awarded
Begusaria at MW, presently power could be evacuated
BTPS extension through existing 132kV system.

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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Sr. Transmission Schedul Actual/ Transmission Constraint Caused Executing Progress Reason for delay and Action
No. Corridor ed Likely Agency detail of issues required/Remedial
Commi Commissio measures taken
ssionin ning
g Date
5b Barauni Jun’16
Date - do BSPTCL LGH: 214 Ckm Transmission line passes BSPTCL has taken up
TPS(Extension) TL: 403 nos. through three district and matter with distt adm to
-Hazipur 220kV FDN: 386 nos. there is severe RoW issues at resolve row issues.
D/C line. TE: 377 nos. 17 locs.50% of line length is
STG: 184 Ckm along the river ganga so no
work could be done from
8/16 to 11/16.
6 Sagardighi – Jul’15 Jan’18 This line is part of ATS of generation project WBSETCL LGH: 82 Ckm  Delay in obtaining. WBSETCL is required
Gokarna 400kV Sagardighi-TPP (2x300MW). Out of 2 lines, TL: 154 nos. Clearance from Railway to expedite the
D/C line one line has been commissioned. This line is FDN: 153 nos. & PGCIL, clearance for construction.
required to meet the N-1 criteria. TE: 152 nos. one railway crossing is
. STG: 78 Ckm pending till date.
 Critical ROW problem at
1 foundation location,
 Poor performance of the
vendor M/s Jyoti
Structure Ltd.

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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Critical Transmission Projects in Western Region(WR)
Sr. Transmission Scheduled Actual/ Transmission Constraint Caused Executing Progress Reason for delay and detail of Action
No. Corridor Commissio Likely Agency issues required/Remedia
ning Commissi l measures taken
Date oning
Date
1 Vadinar-Amreli Nov, 09 Mar’19 Associated with Salaya TPS for Gujarat LGH: 239 Ckm Progress affected due to GETCO may take
400 kV D/C evacuation of power and its Energy TL: 365 nos. contractual issue with M/s Jyoti necessary action
line(balance) completion would relieve over Trans. Corp. FDN: 309 nos. and contract has been
loading of Hadala-Chorania S/C line. Limited TE: 267 nos. terminated and retendered with
However, interim arrangement with (GETCO) STG: 118.26 Ckm last date of submission of bid as
completed portion of Amreli-Vadinar (117 ckm of line 17.01.18.
one ckt terminated at Jetpur and commissioned in
second ckt terminated at Hadala Jan 14 through
relieved loading of Chorania – Kasor. interim
arrangement)

2 Amreli – June’13 Dec’18 It would relieve Chorania - Kasor Gujarat LGH: 471 Ckm Progress affected due to severe GETCO may take
Kasor 400 S/C line. Energy TL: 679 nos. row issues and contractual issue necessary action
kV D/C Trans. Corp. FDN: 621 nos. with M/s Gaytri
line. Limited TE: 557 nos.
(GETCO)) STG: 137.13 Ckm

3 Mahan- Mar’13 Mar’18 This line is associated with Mahan Essar Power LGH: 670 Ckm Due to severe RoW issues, The construction
Sipat(Bilaspur) TPS(2x600MW) of Essar Power for Transmissio TL: 942 nos. local disputes & resistance from work is in full
Pooling station evacuation of power. Presently power n Co. Ltd. FDN: 942 nos. farmers the progress has badly swing.
400 kV D/C line is being evacuated through interim (EPTCL) TE: 933 nos. hampered. Delay of fund
connectivity with LILO of 400 kV STG: 540 Ckm disbursement is also played a
Korba-V’chal-1. major role in delay of project
Bilaspur PS commissioned in Mar’12 progress.
and delay of dedicated Mahan-
Bilaspur line causing constraints in
the transmission system from Korba
STPS.

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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Sr. Transmission Scheduled Actual/ Transmission Constraint Caused Executing Progress Reason for delay and detail of Action
No. Corridor Commissio Likely Agency issues required/Remedia
ning Commissi l measures taken
Date oning
Date
4(a) Bableshwar- Mar’16 Jun’17 Due to delay in commissioning of 400 Maharashtra LGH: 447 Ckm Progress affected due to MSETCL has
Kudus 400 kV kV Bableshwar –Kudus D/C line, State elect. TL: 713 nos. involvement of 148 Ha of forest carried out the
D/C line heavy loading is observed on 400 kV Transmissio FDN: 558 nos. area and severe RoW issues at survey according to
Bableshwar-Padghe line. Further 400 n Company TE: 490 nos. 70 locs. committee report.
kV Ektuni-Bableshwar only one ltd. STG: 152 Ckm Now, the NOC for
circuit is kept in service by MSETCL (MSETCL) Forest Clearance issue:
to control the loadings at Bableshwar. diverted route from
Nashik Zone - 32 Ha, 27 locs and
GMRT awaited.
Vashi Zone - 116 ha, 60 locs.
First stage approval received
vide no. FC-111/MH-11/2016-
NGP/2561 dtd 21.09.2017.
ROW issue:
A) Nashik Zone: 28 locs,
cases filed at SDO
Manchar, orders awaited.
Fdn ROW:
1 no filed on 02.06.14(Loc
316).
2 nos filed on 11.06.14( loc
G297/4, G297/15)
2 nos filed on 21.06.14 (loc.
GSC7, G297/13).
Erection ROW:
22 nos filed on 24.05.16(Loc
G244, GSC-1, GSC-2, GSC-3, GSC-
4, G253, G257, G260, G261, G263,
G268, G269, G272, G273, G288,
G297/16, 306, 311, 314, 332, 343,
344).
01 no filed on 20.01.17. (Loc
125).

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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Orders awaited
B) Vashi Zone: 42 locs cases
filed at Collector, Thane on
08.03.2017.
Fdn ROW: 22 locs (Loc
146,147,152,153,159A, 160,
161,161A,161B,161C,
162,136,137,138,169,170,171,172,
173, 180,182,182A)
Erection ROW: 20 locs (loc
S/C4, S/C5, S/C9, S/C10,
18,23,53,64,65,131,132,139,140,14
3,144,159,163,164,165,199)
orders awaited.
GMRT: Consequent to the
committee report, survey for
revised route has been carried out.
The map of diverted route is sent
to committee for NOC. Clearance
received from Committee
members. Now, the NOC for
diverted route from GMRT
awaited.

4(b) 2x500MVA, Mar 16 Jun’18 -Do- MSETCL LA: 100% 400/220kV, 500MVA ICT-I 220 kV
400/220 kV CW: 82% test charged on dtd 29-12-2017 downstream
Kudus S/s and ER: 100% and could not be commissioned system from
associated 220 kV EE: 95% as 220 kV down stream Kudus S/s :LOA
downstream network of MSETCL is not placed for 2 lines
system available. and for remaining
line will be placed
shortly.

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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5 Akaltara TPS– Jun’15 400 kV This would complete evacuation KSK TLG 56 Ckm Fund constraints 1)Funding
Champa pooling D/C line-2 system for Akaltara TPS of KSK and Mahanadi TL: 83 nos. No progress 2)Planning to match
station 400 kV (ckt 3&4) resolve the loading NSPCL ICTs and Ltd. FDN: 68 nos. 4th unit
2x D/C line commd in further provide voltage stability at TE: 54 nos.
Oct 16 and Champa S/s. 765 kV champa bus STG: 12Ckm
D/C line-1 commissioned in May 15 and 400 kV No progress
is champa bus in June 15.
anticipated
by Jan’18
6 Salora TPS - Jul’12 Uncertain This line would complete the Vandana LGH: 60 Ckm Project authority has also not Project authority is
Dharamjaigarh evacuation system of Salora TPS by Vidyut Ltd. TL: 84 nos. been able to execute PPA yet. yet to execute PPA
400 kV D/C line Vandana vidyut limited. (VVL) FDN: 0 nos. Target Commissioning date
In 40th SCM Meeting: M/s VVL TE: 0 nos. will be provided after
was Not present. As informed by STG: 0 Ckm approval/receipt of loan from
M/s BALCO, work on dedicated line M/s VVL has not lenders.
has not yet started. WRLDC filed started line
petition to CERC for disconnection. construction.
7 Anta- Kota 400 Jan’18 Evacuation of power from Chhabra, RRVPNL LGH: 45 Ckm  Contractual issues. Forest: Permission
kV D/C Kawai, Kalisindh generation project. TL: 135 nos.  Work order withdrawn from to Work Received.
FDN: 122 nos. M.S. Transcom and awarded Now, RVPNL
TE: 119 nos. to M/s Unique Structures expediting
STG: 35.702 Ckm  Involvement of forest (13 construction of
locs.) , PTW received on Line.
18.10.17. Work Restarted.
 ROW problem at 2 locs.
 PTCC: approval pending.

8 Singrauli – Jun’16 Jun’18 Evacuation of power from Singrauli PGCIL LGH: 153 Ckm ROW at Singrauli end PGCIL to expedite
Allahabad 400 kV complex TL: 436 nos.  Progress affected due to poor construction work.
S/C FDN: 353 nos. performance by executing
TE: 302 nos. agency.

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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STG: 75 Ckm

9 LILO of Dec’17 (Rev) Jun’18 For drawl of power for feeding loads Powergrid LGH: 16 Ckm + A portion (1.8 Kms) of line Police protection/
Lonikhand in and around Navi Mumbai area Corporation 1.8 km u/g cable being executed using administrative
(MSETCL) – of India TL: 25 nos. underground cable, affected due support is requested
Kalwa (MSETCL) Limited FDN: 25 nos. to severe ROW problem. In to complete balance
400 kV line at (PGCIL) TE: 25 nos. Dec’16 local miscreants burnt work.
Navi Mumbai STG: 16 Ckm about 850 mtrs. cable. 2.7 Km to
be replenished due to damage by
miscreants. Replacement being
arranged. Completion expected
by Jun’18. However,
commissioning linked to
readiness of downstream system
of MSETCL (Critical).

10 BECL (Padva) - Dec’18 Three 220kV line had been planned GETCO LGH: 190 Ckm Severe RoW problems in Action to be taken
Botad 220kV D/C for evacuation of power from TL: 292 nos. Botad area. by GETCO.
line Bhavnagara Padva generation project. FDN: 182 nos.
Out of 3, 220kV D/C lines, 2 lines has TE: 142 nos.
already been commissioned and STG: 33.8 Ckm
completion of 3rd line is pending due
to severe RoW issue in Botad area.
This Line is also required for
evacuation of power from BECL
(Padva)- 2X250 MW in Gujarat state.

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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11 Mundra (Adani) - Mar’17 Mar’18 This transmission line is part of ATS GETCO LGH: 664 Ckm Progress has been affected GETCO to take up
Zerda 400kV D/C of Mundra TPP Ph.II (2x660MW), TL: 997 nos. due to severe RoW problem. with the concerned
line 1 out of two no. 400kV D/C lines, one FDN: 453 nos. The executive agency is M/s authorities to
has already been completed. The line TE: 275 nos. Lanco for Pkg 1&2 and M/s resolve the RoW
is required to meet the N-1 criteria for STG: 0 Ckm Gayatri for Pkg 3. Further, there issue
the project. are contractual issue with M/s
Gaytri & M/s Lanco.
12 LILO of Jamnagar Mar’18 This transmission line is part of ATS GETCO LGH: 120 Ckm Severe RoW issue. GETCO to take up
– Jetpur 220kV of Sikka TPP Extn, (2x250 MW), TL: 189 nos. with the concerned
D/C line-II at FDN: 187 nos. authorities to
Sikka TE: 185 nos. resolve the RoW
STG: 76.77 Ckm issue.
13 Vindhyachal Jan’18 Jan’18 For N-1 security of VSTPS stage-4 Adani LGH: 54 Ckm a) PTCC approval awaited
STPS – IV & V &5 generation project Transmissio TL: 87 nos. b) Completion of interconnected
Vindhyachal pool n Ltd. FDN: 87 nos. bays at Vindhayachal being
(Quad) 400kV TE: 87 nos. constructed by PGCIL to be
D/C line STG: 54 Ckm matched with completion of line

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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1 Edamon- Sep’18 Sep’18 220kV North - South corridor of Powergrid LGH: 296 Ckm ROW issues in Dist. Kollam, Support is sought
Muvattupuzha (Rev) Kerala. Corporation of TL: 445 nos. Pathanamthitta, Kottayam and for assessment of
(Cochin) 400kV It is also a part of ATS of India Limited FDN: 263 nos. Ernakulam. With the help of compensation for
D/C line Kundakulam APP (2x1000MW) (PGCIL) TE: 190 nos. Police protection force work in Tower Standing
STG: 52 Ckm Kollam, Kottayam and Area(TSA),
Pathanamthitta, distt. in moving sequential
progressively. Ernakulam distt. finalization of
issue is over except one-line Corridor &
diversion. augmentation of
dedicated
Tahsildar &
Surveyors for
assessment of tree
compensation.
Police protection
support is also
received for
stringing as per
required by
POWERGRID.

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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2. Both ckts of one Jul’18 Jan’18 Removal of constraints in 400 kV PGCIL LGH: 61 Ckm Work under progress.
LILO D/C portion bay extn at 400 kV Vemagiri TL: 56 nos.
of Simadhri- substn FDN: 56 nos.
Vijaywada 400 kV TE: 56 nos.
line at Vemagiri –I STG: 59 Ckm
( AP) shall be
LILOed at
Vemagiri-II (PG)
3. Both ckts of second Jul’18 Jan’18 Removal of constraints in 400 kV PGCIL LGH: 56 Ckm Work under progress.
LILO D/C portion bay extn at 400 kV Vemagiri TL: 45 nos.
of Simadhiri- substn FDN: 39 nos.
Vijaywada 400 kV TE: 39 nos.
line at Vemagiri-1 STG: 27 Ckm
(AP) shall be
LILOed at
Vemagiri-II.

4 Madhugiri Mar’18 Sep’18 Constraints on Import of power Powergrid LGH: 132 Ckm Severe RoW issues at 46 locs( Revenue survey is
(tumkur)-Yelhanka (Rev) from New grid to SR through Corporation of TL: 178 nos. Tumkur -1, Bangalore Urban - being done along
400kV D/C line India Limited FDN: 131 nos. 10, Bangalore Rural- 35) and the line to
Raichur-Sholapur 765kV D/C
(PGCIL) TE: 101 nos. also obstruction from activists ascertain
line. of ‘Karnataka Raithu Sangha.
STG: 0 Ckm compensation
Work hindered due to severe which is expected
ROW issues and the agency has to be completed by
demobilised gang from site Dec’17.
since Oct’15. Meanwhile, award
for balance work is
placed in Dec’17.

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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5 Somnahally- Dec’17 Mar’18 Congestion on S1-S2 Corridor Powergrid LGH: 244 Ckm Severe ROW problem in DC Bangalore
Dharmapuri (Rev) Corporation of TL: 335 nos. Bangalore (Urban)- in 32 kms. issued
(Salem) 400kV India Limited FDN: 329nos. stretch. affected. compensation on
D/C line (PGCIL) TE: 296 nos. 07.10.2017. for 5
STG: 178 Ckm Work in Tamilnadu portion villages. Revenue
completed and balance work held survey in 02
up in Karnataka due to ROW. villages are in
progress. Police
protection is being
pursued as when
required by
Powergrid. Work
under progress.
Commissioning
expected by
Mar’18
6.a Salem(Dharmapuri) Dec’15 Mar’18 Congestion on S1-S2 Corridor. Powergrid LGH: 219 Ckm Severe ROW being faced in Administrative
– Madhugiri This transmission line is part of Corporation of TL: 575 nos. Karnataka portion (130 Kms) of support required in
(Tumkur) India Limited FDN: 556 nos. the line and work almost stand resolving ROW
ATS of Cuddalore TPS still since several months. issues and
765kV S/C line (PGCIL) TE: 542 nos.
(2x600MW), out of three no. Work almost stalled in providing police
(TBCB) STG: 135 Ckm
lines two has already been ramnagar district (85 Kms) and support in critical
completed. in Tumkur district (45 Kms). locations.
Help urgently required for
resolution of ROW.

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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6.b Salem pooling Sep’14 Mar’18 This transmission line is part of Powergrid LGH: 243 Ckm Balance works affected due to Revised
station – Madhugiri ATS of Mutiara (Melamaruthur) Corporation of TL: 644 nos. interruption by land owners & compensation
pooling station India Limited FDN: 644 nos. Karnataka Rajya Raitha in disbursed by DC,
(Coastal Energen) TPP (2x600
765kV S/C line (PGCIL) TE: 639 nos. Devanahalli, Dodaballapur, Banlalor (Rural)
MW). Bangalore Rural & on 01.09.17 and
STG: 192 Ckm
Chickballapur Districts 06.09.17 to land
owners of
Devanahali &
Doddaballpur
villages. After this,
stringing work in
Doddaballpur
started w.e.f
16.09.17.
DC, Bangalore
(Rural) issue
compensation
oreder for 46 nos.
of villages on
20.11.17 with this
order for all
villages issued.

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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7 LILO of Jun’12 Jan’18 System strengthening SR Grid and Powergrid LGH: 34 Ckm 4km stringing stretch is held Police protection
Neelmangla- supply of power to Bangalore area. Corporation of TL: 25 nos. up due to ROW constraints in is being provided.
Hoddy 400kV India Limited FDN: 25 nos. Bangalore (Urban) District Work under
S/C line at (PGCIL) TE: 25 nos. Land owners filed writ progress.
Yelankha STG: 13 Ckm petition in High court of Commissioning
Karnataka. expected by
Revenue survey to quantify Jan’18.
the compensation assessment is
under progress.
During meeting with Energy
Minister & CMD (PGCIL) it
has been agreed to pay 12.80
Cr. toward revised
compensation.
On 15.09.17 Energy Minister
held meeting with State
Authorities, Powergrid & land
owners where all agreed for
compensation decided during
meeting.
Revised Demand letter from
DC Bangalore (urban) is
awaited for depositing the
compensation as decided during
meeting on 15.09.17.
Revised compensation order
issued by DC Banglour 0n
16.10.17. Demand note
received. Amount deposited.

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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8.a LILO of Feb,18 Line is required for evacuation of TSTRANSCO LGH: 24 Ckm Line completed but associated The LILO lines are
Chillakallu- power from pulichintala HEP TL: 42 nos. S/s is yet complete. proposed to be
Narketpally 4X30MW in Telangana state. 2 FDN: 42 nos. charged by inter
220kV D/C line units has already been TE: 42 nos. connecting 220
at commissioned & power is being STG: 24 Ckm KV Pulichintala
Huzur nagar. evacuated through pulichintala- Hydro Electric
Huzur nagar 220kV D/C line Station (PHES) -
terminated temporarily at Huzurnagar
Sitapuram. feeders with LILO
lines and
bypassing
Huzurnagar SS
8.b 2x100 MVA, Feb’18 Do TSTRANSCO S/s completed The transportation of Power The issue is taken
220/132kV, and expected to Transformers is getting delayed up with Local
Huzur nagar S/s be charged by due to approach road constraint Panchayathraj
Feb’18 officials for
widening of
approach road.

9.a Singareni – Jan’18 Line is required for evacuation of TSTRANSCO LGH : 288 Ckm Work was awarded to Stringing work is in
Nirmal 400kV power from Singareni Colleries TL : 407 nos. L&T/KEC in 9/2015 with progress
D/C line Generation Project (2x 600 MW) in FDN :407 nos. completion period of 15 months.
Telangana state. Out of two line one TE : 406 nos. Line work is delayed due to
line is already commissioned. This STG : 272 Ckm severe ROW issues.The line had
line is required to meet the N-1 to be rerouted due to proposed
criteria. open cast area near SCCL and
dump yard near SCCL

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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9.b 2X315 MVA, Jan’18 TSTRANSCO LA: 100% Slow progress All the foundations
400/220kV, CW: 98% SS was scheduled to be are completed and
Nirmal S/s. ER: 98% commissioned in June 17 but the equipment
EE: 95% works are delayed due to heavy erection is under
rocky area in the SS Land. progress.
10.a Yermarus TPS - Aug’17 Jan,18 Generating unit of Yermarus TPS KPTCL LGH: 282 Ckm  The line work will be
Bellary Pooling has been commissioned and power (Revised) completed by Jan-18.
Station 400kV is being evacuated through an TL: 392 nos. Last span stringing is pending
D/C line interim arrangement i.e. LILO of (Revised) due to Local ROW which is
RTPS-BTPS 400kV line at YTPS FDN: 392 nos. being resolved.
and 2nd unit is ready for TE: 392 nos.
commissioning. Due to the STG: 276 Ckm
transmission constraints the power
is getting bottled up and back down 387 spans
of generation at BTPS & RTPS is completed, only
being done to avoid congestion in 4 spans left.
the transmission corridor during
evacuation of power from YTPS.
For smooth evacuation of power the
associated transmission system is
needed at the earliest.

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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1 Silchar - Melriat Feb’18 Feb’18 400/132 kV, 125 MVA ICTs at Powergrid LGH: 287 Ckm Major portion of line is in forest. Tree cutting in
(PG) 400 kV D/C (Rev) Palatana under 100 MW power Corporation of TL: 451 nos. Package re-awarded in Jun'16. forest area needs
lines (Charged at supply to Bangladesh & high India Limited FDN: 430nos. Delay in tree cutting affecting to be expedited by
132 kV) demand of Tripura. (PGCIL) TE: 376 nos. site progress. forest department.
STG: 187 Ckm

2(a) Teesta III – Feb’13 Mar’18 Hydro projects [ Teesta III Teesta Valley LGH: 430 Ckm Progress of project got affected Matter taken up
Kishenganj 400 kV (1200MW), Tasheding (96MW), Transmission TL: 591 nos. due to objection from ELIM with the respective
D/C Dikchu (96MW), Teesta-V Company FDN: 548 nos. chruch & ROW issues from State govt and a
(450MW), Jorthang HEP (110MW), (JV of TE: 529 nos. some Tea State & GTA forest committee headed
Chujachen HEP (110MW) ] in POWERGRID) STG: 330 Ckm and also due to resistance from by District
Sikkim may face evacuation Villages in Changa Basti in Commissioner,
constraints in absence of Rangpo – Darjalling foot hills. Work WB is working on
Kishanganj section of line suspended due to resentment resolution of these
by Gorkha Land agitation in issues and the
Jun’17 now resumed since
obstruction are
Oct’17.
being cleared one
by one
progressively.

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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2(b) LILO of Teesta-III Feb’13 Mar’18 -Do- PGCIL i) Loop - In As agreed in ERPC, the loop NIT issued. OBD
– Kishenganj portion of out portion of line is to be held on 18.08.17.
400kV D/C line at LILO line up to implemented under a separate and under
Rangpo. Rangpo new scheme. evaluation . Award
completed. expected by
ii) Loop - Out Feb’18.
portion of LILO
line upto
Rangpo is under
tendering. Award
expected by
Jan’18.
3 Bongaigaon TPS – Jan’13 Mar’18 One 400kV, two 220kV and one AEGCL LGH: 326 Ckm Overall 89% completed. Contractor’s issue
Rangia 220kV D/C 132 kV line had been planned for TL: 517 nos. A. All normal foundation that has been
line evacuation of power from FDN: 512 nos. completed. attended very
Bongaigaon TPS. Out of 4 lines 2 TE: 510 nos. B. 5 nos. of Pile foundation promptly & firmly
lines (400kV, 220kV) have been STG: 211 Ckm completed.
commissioned and balance 2 nos.
transmission lines are pending.
These lines would be required for
evacuation of full power from
Bongaigaon TPS. Out of 3
generating units one has been
commissioned and balance two are
scheduled to complete by May’17

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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4 Dikchu HEP- May’19 This Line is required to evacuate SKPPL Work yet to be Dikchu pooling station and PGCIL and Power
Dikchu pool 132kV power from Dikchu HEP awarded by the connecting downstream Dept. Sikkim to
D/C line. (2x48MW), In absence of this line, generation network is covered under expedite it
the power from Dikchu HEP is company. The comprehensive T&D scheme
being evacuated through interim interim 400 kV being constructed by PGCIL.
arrangement of LILO of Teesta III- LILO line has The land for Dikchu pooling
Rangpo 400kV line at Dikchu. been completed station is yet to be handed over
to PGCIL. Route survey of
220KV D/C Dikchu-Singhik (6
Km) line has been completed.
03 nos. foundation work
completed.
5(a) LILO of Ranganadi Aug’12 Feb’18 This Line is required to evacuate Powergrid LGH: 3 Ckm Work of LILO line has been PGCIL to expedite
- Nirjuli 132kV S/C power from Pare HEP (2x55MW), Corporation of TL: 10 nos. completed in Mar’17 except for the shifting of
line at Pare HEP India Limited FDN: 10 nos. jumpering work which is towers
(PGCIL) / TE: 10 nos. expected to be completed by
NEEPCO STG: 3 Ckm 15.01.18., However, 2 towers of
Ranganadi-Nirjuli line required
shifting because of their
submergence in the Pare HEP
Dam, which is under progress
& completion expected by
Feb’18.
Foundation of 01 loc. has been
completed.

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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5(b) LILO of Ranganadi Feb,18 This Line is required to evacuate DoP Ar.P/ LGH: 3 Ckm  One tower of Department of
- Itanagar 132kV power from Pare HEP (2x55MW), NEEPCO TL: 10 nos. Ranganadi – Itanagar power, Arunachal
S/C line at Pare FDN: 10 nos. 132 Kv line of Ar. Pradesh is to
HEP TE: 10 nos. Pradesh Govt. was expedite
STG: 3 Ckm damaged in Dec 17 construction work
and rectification works
is under progress and
expected to complete
by Fab,18.
 Terminal bays work
for Ranganadi-Itanagar
132 Kv D/C line is
under progress and
expected to complete
by Jan,18

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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Critical Transmission Projects in Inter-Regional (IR)
Sr. Transmission Scheduled Actual/ Transmission Constraint Caused Executing Progress Reason for delay and detail of Action
No. Corridor Commissio Likely Agency issues required/Remedia
ning Commissi l measures taken
Date oning
Date

1 Jabalpur PS – Orai Apr’18 Mar’18 This would enhance the transfer Powergrid LGH: 721 Ckm Line is completed and ready for Testing under
765kV D/C line capability & reliability to NR. Corporation of TL: 969 nos. commissioning but associated progress.
India Limited FDN: 969 nos. substation at Orai is expected to Commissioning
(PGCIL) TE: 969 nos. be completed by March 18. matching with
STG: 721 Ckm Substation.

Legends:
LGH: Total Length; TL: Total Location; FDN: Foundation Completed; TE: Towers Erected; STG: Stringing Completed;
LA: Land Acquisition CW: Civil works completed; ER: S/s equipment received; EE: S/s equipment erected
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