New Delhi: 33/11 KV GIS Sub-station under the IPDS scheme of the government has been inaugurated on Saturday at Jaipur in Rajasthan. Power Finance Corporation (PFC) is the Nodal Agency for the project executed under the IPDS scheme and Jaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (JVVNL) is the implementing agency for the project.
The 33/11 KV GIS sub-station was inaugurated virtually by the Power Minister of the government of Rajasthan Dr BD Kalla in presence of Discoms's Chairman Bhaskar Sawant, JVVNL's Managing Director Navin Arora, MD, MLA (Kishanpole) Ameen Qazi, Chief Engineer (Jaipur Zone) DC Aggarwal, Chief Engineer (PPM) DK Sharma, Senior Engineer (Jaipur City) AK Tyagi and senior officers from PFC as part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations that marks 75 years of India’s independence.
The 33/11 KV GISsSub-station inaugurated at the Janana Hospital premise of the state capital is Rajasthan’s first GIS sub-station, built-in with an investment of Rs 8.00 crore. The sub-station will benefit close to 5,000 households in the surrounding area of Chandpol in Jaipur with an efficient power supply. The state of the art sub-station is SCADA enabled and was commissioned through remote control. The functioning of the GIS sub-station can be controlled by the central control room from a remote location.
In the recent past, PFC has commissioned and inaugurated various GIS/AIS substations and RT-DAS systems across cities in the country as part of the 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebrations.
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