Prime Minister Dedicates POWERGRID’s 400 kV Lucknow – Kanpur D/C Transmission Line with Associated Bays to the Nation

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi unveiling the plaque to inaugurate the new building of Abdul Kalam Technical University and dedicate to the Nation the 400 KV Lucknow-Kanpur D/C Transmission Line, at a function, in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on June 20, 2017. The Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Ram Naik, the Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, the Deputy Chief Ministers, Uttar Pradesh, Shri Keshav Prasad Maurya & Dr. Dinesh Sharma and other dignitaries are also seen.

Lucknow : The Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated POWERGRID’s 400 Kilo Volt(kV) Lucknow – Kanpur Direct Current (D/C) Transmission Line with associated bays to the Nation in Lucknow today.

Constructed as a part of “Northern Region Strengthening Scheme-XXXII”, this transmission line will provide high quality transmission infrastructure for ensuring reliable and quality power supply in Uttar Pradesh especially in the areas like Lucknow, Panki, Unnao and Kanpur. The transmission line will also facilitate import of additional power to Uttar Pradesh from power surplus Eastern Region/ North Eastern Region.

On this occasion, Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and other dignitaries, senior officials of state and central government along with Chairman & Managing Director, Director(Projects), Director(Personnel), Executive Director NR-III and other senior officials of POWERGRID were also present.