Scindia initiated 765-kV transmission line and steel plant


Scindia initiated 765-kV transmission line and steel plant  (3)

After the programme of 110 crore steel plant at Bilaua Jyotiraditya M. Scindia inaugurated 765-kV transmission line at Adupura

“This plant will not only get completed in 14 months, but it will also start the production of steel. I am not here to engrave my name on foundation board, I want to complete this project as soon as possible in the interest of public”, said Union Minister Jyotiraditya M. Scindia who was present at the foundation ceremony of steel plant at Bilaua on which 110 crore will be spent. After this program Scindia arrived at Adupura where he inaugurated 765-kV Gwalior-Agra transmission line.

Due to the inauguration of 765-kV Gwalior-Agra transmission line, zone will now have the efficiency to transfer 2,000 MW. Power will be transmitted though north grid of power grid which will help casting away the voltage problem of Gwalior-Chambal region. This project worth Rs. 1,000 crore will help power transmission from Bina to Gwalior and from Gwalior to Agra thus relieving other northern areas. During the program for shared undertakings of Steel Authority of India and Prime Gold Company Scindia said, “State government hasn’t fulfilled their promises. Five years back at this place Chief Minister made five promises which were land allotment, power, water supply and road development towards the plant. None of them were fulfilled and after sustained attention I helped in allotting 35 acre land for the plant. In this plant 74 percent invesntment is by Prime Gold Company and 26 percent investment is by SAIL.” At the program Chairman Chandra Shekhar Verma and Prime Gold CMD Pradeep Agarwal indoctrinated that plant will be completed at the determined time period and will also start its production. During the program chairman of Power Grid Corporation R.N. Nayak, Joint Secretary of Ministry of Power Rita Acharya, MLA Imarti Devi, Pradhuman Singh Tomar, Ramesh Agarwal, Ashok Singh, Darshan Singh, Mohansingh Rathore along with other area representatives were present.

Photo Credit: Ravi Upadhyay

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