New Delhi: State-run Maharatna power PSU Power Grid's Director personnel VK Singh on Monday dedicated upgraded and digitized ten Army Goodwill Schools (AGS) in Kashmir at Uri in the presence of Lieutenant General DP Pandey, GOC 15 Corps, Power Grid’s Executive Director (Northern Region-II) Kailash Rathore and other senior officials of Power Grid and Indian Army. These classrooms have been upgraded and digitized under the corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative of Power Grid.
Power Grid has given financial assistance to the Indian Army amounting to Rs 3.09 crore to provide technology-oriented education to the students in ten Army Goodwill Schools (AGS) viz. AGS-Boniyar, Baramula, AGS-Hajinar, Kupwara, AGS-Wayne, Bandipora, AGS-Chandigam, Kupwara, AGS- Budkot, Kupwara, AGS- Sopore, Baramula, AGS- Krusan, Kupwara, AGS-Behibag, Kulgam, AGS- Aishmuqam, Anantnag, AGS- Wuzur, Anantnag.
This CSR effort of Power Grid will enable about 5,000 students to remain abreast with the latest technological, scientific, cultural developments through digital learnings and access information quicker with help of digital aids. Through this CSR initiative, the latest teaching solutions shall be available for benefit of students of the Kashmir valley.
Power Grid presently has 172,154 ckm of transmission lines, 262 Sub-stations and more than 446,940 MVA of transformation capacity. With the adoption of latest technological tools and techniques, enhanced use of automation and digital solutions, POWERGRID has been able to maintain average transmission system availability >99%. Northern Region -II with headquarters in Jammu is having its Transmission System spread over in states of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, parts of Haryana and UT of Chandigarh, Ladakh and Jammu & Kashmir.
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