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PGCIL Setting up New Transmission Line

Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (PGCIL) is building a transmission line between Bihar and West Bengal at a cost of Rs. 800 crore to evacuate power from NTPC projects including Kahalgaon and Farraka. The capacity of the transmission lines is proposed to be 450 mw. The project is scheduled for completion by March 2017. PGCIL has acquired 30 acres of land in Rajarhat for setting up the substation. In addition to building the new transmission line, PGCIL is also renovating the existing Malda-Farraka transmission line with new conductors.

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