Underground power cabling work starts in Ranchi

By Abha Manakatala - Thu Apr 28, 11:58 am

Jharkhand’s capital Ranchi today gained hope to rise high in power sector with Chief Minister Raghubar Das inaugurating power cabling project under Electricity Distribution Reform Project.

The aim was to strengthen power distribution network in the state capital and Jamshedpur to begin with.

Also,the CM launched one Mobile App for power consumers..

As per the project being implemented the Cenre’s R-APDRP(PART-B),11 new power stations,increase capacity of 14 Sub Stations,installation of 6233 KM long new wire and keep the electric feeder away from 364 KM long wire.

More importantly,11 KM long wire will be put underground.

With adoption of the mobile App scheme,any consumer can download the App on his/her mobile and pay electricity bill,secure new connection,check the status of bill and lodge complaint connected with power distribution and so on.”This is going to help consumers on a regular basis”,said the CM.

Though the project was approved in 2013 to be implemented within three years,it was inaugurated three years late on April 28,2016.

In the first phase,the project is planned to be implemented in Ranchi and Jamshedpur and it is planned to be implemented in 32 months by Polycab,a leading company of cables and wires.

In phases,the project is meant to improve the quality of power supply and strengthen distribution network in Ranchi,Gumla,Lohardaga,Simdegaa,Dhanbad,Chirkunda,Bokaro,Gomia,Fusro,jamshedpur,Chakardharpur,Chaibasa,Ghatshila,Musabani,Dumka,Deoghar,madhpur,Godda,Mihijam,Sahebgunj,Pakur,Hazaribagh,Chatra,Sonda,Patratu,Giridih,Koderma,Daltongunj and Garhwa.


1.Shows Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das performing puja in Ranchi to launch the Underground power cabling project.

2.Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das marking open foundation stone of the project with (on his Left)Principal SecretarySKG Rahate and Rahul Kumar Purwar in Ranchi on April 28,2016.


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