Shri Satyendar Jain dedicates various power transmission projects to the citizens of Delhi

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Shri Satyendar Jain dedicates various power transmission projects to the citizens of Delhi.

Ø  Hon’ble Minister of Power dedicates transmission projects worth Rs. 136 crore to the public.

Ø  Projects spread over six Assembly Constituencies of Delhi and will benefit a large part of Delhi.

Ø  A major step in strengthening power system of Delhi.

Ø  Shall result in reliable, quality and uninterrupted power supply.

Ø  “Power theft cases against consumers can only be filed if found guilty by Public Grievance Cell” Hon’ble Minister said.



Shri Satyendar Jain, Hon’ble Minister of Power, Govt. of NCT of Delhi dedicated various power transmission projects to the citizens of Delhi in the august presence of following dignitaries:


Shri Jarnail Singh, Hon’ble MLA and Parliamentary Secretary (Power), GNCTD

Ms. Bhavna Gaur, Hon’ble MLA

Shri Gulab Singh, Hon’ble MLA

Shri Ved Parkash, Hon’ble MLA

Shri Sukhvir Singh, Hon’ble MLA


 The event was organised at 220KV Substation of Delhi Transco Limited, Sector -2 Dwarka Phase-I, Delhi – 110 045.

While dedicating the projects to the public Sh.Satendar Jain, Hon’ble Minister of Power, Govt of National Territory of Delhi told that Delhi government was committed to proved uninterrupted power supply at a reasonable price to the public and has taken various  initiatives to strengthen the transmission and distribution network. These projects are scattered across six Assembly Constituencies of Delhi and will cater to the needs of large part of the national capital. These projects are very crucial in terms of strengthening the power transmission system and will help the distribution companies draw sufficient and reliable power from the state grid. It will help in making Delhi a power cut free area.

He further told that 34 lakh electricity consumers out of the total 42 lakh consumers using upto 400 units per month have been benefited by the subsidy. Their electricity bills have been halved.  He assured that the power tariff may further come down if Union Government withdraw the costly power allocated to Delhi. 

Speaking on the issue of redressal of false power theft cases he told that DERC has been asked to frame policy that DISCOMS would only be able to file case against consumer if he has been found guilty by Public Grievances Cell.

 The demand of power in Delhi is increasing every year.  It is very challenging to keep pace with the increasing demand.  Since its inception Delhi Transco Limited has been endeavouring to create a reliable and efficient transmission network. The maximum demand during the last summers was 5846MW on 19th June, 2015.  Keeping in view the increasing demand, Delhi Transco has taken up a number of projects in various parts of Delhi.

“Delhi Transco Limited has recently completed various power transmission projects worth around 136 crore. With the completion of these projects 740 MVA has been added in the transmission capacity. The total transmission capacity at 220KV level has become 11420 MVA while at 400KV level it is 5410 MVA. Besides this, 16.6 circuit kilometre of underground transmission line has been added. The total length of transmission line at 400KV level is around 249.19 circuit kilometre. At the level of 220KV the length of overhead transmission lines is 603.493 circuit kilometre while the length of underground cable has become 162.625 circuit kilometre” told Sh. Sukesh Jain, Chairman, Delhi Transco Ltd.

Following projects are being dedicated to the people of Delhi:


Total investment in Rupees

Areas to be benefited

220KV Double Circuit Cable between Peeragarhi – Wazirpur substations


87.70 crore

Wazirpur, Ashok Vihar,  Shalimar Bagh, Pitampura

160MVA Power Transformer and one bay of 220KV and one bay of 66KV at Pappankalan-I


7.0 crore

Palam, Dwarka, Mahavir Enclave, Janakpuri, Pankha Road

160 MVA Power Transformer and one bay of 220 KV and two bays of 66 KV at Pappankalan-II


10.6 crore

Dwarka, Kakrola, Matiala, Delhi Metro

160 MVA Power Transformer and one bay of 220KV and four bays of 66KV at 220 KV Substation DSIIDC Bawana


10.74 crore

Bawana, Narela

100 MVA Power Transformer and four bays of 66KV at 220KV Substation Sarita Vihar


5.0 crore

(excluding cost of transformer)

Sarita Vihar, Okhla, Jasola, Delhi Metro

160 MVA Power Transformer and one bay of 220KV and seven bays of 66KV at 220KV Substation Kanjhawala

14.97 crore

Kanjhawala, Rohini Extension, Karola, Savada Ghevra, Puth Khurd, Delhi Metro

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For further information please contact:

Dr. Rishi Raj Bhati, PRO – Delhi Transco Limited


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