POWER PUNCH: DHBVN to upgrade service
UNDER a comprehensive plan of Rs 702 crore, the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) has decided to renovate, augment and strengthen power distribution system in its area. DHBVN has launched a Rs 268 - rore scheme to segregate domestic and agriculture load in villages by the end of December. DHBVN has also planned to spend Rs 139 crore for rehabilitation of 100 overloaded and lengthier feeders of 11KV by dividing each feeder into 2 or 3 feeders. During the process of rehabilitation of the feeders, the complete system would be renovated and demand of additional distribution transformers would be met with. Under the scheme, old conductor would also be replaced with new conductor of proper size and capacity. DHBVN has also started construction of 37 additional sub-stations and augmentation of ten existing substations of 33 KV level in rural areas having target to complete with in a period of one year to inject power in this strong distribution system,. Under this Rs. 37 crore plan, the capacity of transmission and distribution capacity would be augmented by 385 MVA, which would overcome the problem of low voltage.