New Delhi: In yet another initiative towards improving the supply of electricity for people of Jaipur, a 33/11 KV GIS substation was inaugurated on November 30 in Ramganj, Jaipur city as part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.’ The GIS sub-station was inaugurated by the State Energy Minister (I/c Energy), Government of Rajasthan Bhanwar Singh Bhati through virtual mode. Member of Parliament (MLA) of Kishanpole (Jaipur) Ameen Kagzi and MLA Adarsh Nagar (Jaipur) Rafeek Khan joined via video conference from Vidyut Bhawan, Jaipur. While Chairman Discoms, Govt. of Rajasthan Bhaskar A Sawant (IAS), JVVNL's Managing Director (MD) Navin Arora, PFC's Executive Director Saurav Kumar Shah (virtually), JVVNL's Director (Technical) KP Verma, PPM's Chief Engineer DK Sharma including other PFC and utility officials were also present at the occasion.
PFC (Power Finance Corporation), the Maharatna PSU and India’s leading power sector-focused non-banking financial company is the nodal agency for the project executed under IPDS scheme while UP Rajkiya Nirman Nigam Limited (UPRNN) is the implementing agency of the project.
The GIS sub-station at Ramganj is built at a cost of `7.50 crores and will benefit close to 4000 consumers, thereby ensuring an uninterrupted power supply in Ramganj and its adjoining areas.
A total of four (nos.) GIS substations are sanctioned for Jaipur discom under the IPDS scheme out of which one GIS substation was inaugurated in Jaipur city last month and the remaining two will be commissioned shortly.
In the recent past, PFC has commissioned various substations and RT-DAS systems under IPDS Scheme across various cities in the country for strengthening of distribution network and enhancement of power system reliability and quality.
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