RDSS projects to strengthen power infra for Ladakh
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RDSS projects to strengthen power infra for Ladakh

Union Territory of Ladakh may garner projects worth Rs 1,172 crore under revamped distribution sector scheme (RDSS) to strengthen power infrastructure, with an aim to supply electricity to every home by 2024. The flagship revamped distribution sector scheme is aimed at improving the operational efficiencies and financial sustainability of the power corporations and departments.

In Ladakh, under RDSS, projects worth Rs 1,172.12 crore have been proposed under which Rs 144.60 crore is proposed for loss reduction works, Rs 627.64 crore for electrification of the Changthang region, and Rs 58.50 crore for works in Zanskar region, officials said.

Modernisation and system strengthening component work worth Rs 341.47 crore has been proposed for the Union Territory, they added. Ladakh envisages gradually reducing the transmission and distribution losses from 48.17% in the base year 2020-21 to 27.85% by 2024-25.

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Maharashtra approves Rs 45k cr revamp for power infra
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Union Territory of Ladakh may garner projects worth Rs 1,172 crore under revamped distribution sector scheme (RDSS) to strengthen power infrastructure, with an aim to supply electricity to every home by 2024. The flagship revamped distribution sector scheme is aimed at improving the operational efficiencies and financial sustainability of the power corporations and departments. In Ladakh, under RDSS, projects worth Rs 1,172.12 crore have been proposed under which Rs 144.60 crore is proposed for loss reduction works, Rs 627.64 crore for electrification of the Changthang region, and Rs 58.50 crore for works in Zanskar region, officials said. Modernisation and system strengthening component work worth Rs 341.47 crore has been proposed for the Union Territory, they added. Ladakh envisages gradually reducing the transmission and distribution losses from 48.17% in the base year 2020-21 to 27.85% by 2024-25. Also read: Maharashtra approves Rs 45k cr revamp for power infraGodrej & Boyce installs 400 kV gas-insulated substation in Bihar

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