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State Power Minister inaugurates 66 kV sub-station at Pawa Khagat

New sub-station to deload 220 kV Sahnewal and 66 kV Kanganwal sub-stations

State Power Minister inaugurates 66 kV sub-station at Pawa Khagat

Minister Harbhajan Singh opens the 66 kV grid sub-station at Pawa Khagat on Monday.



Our Correspondent

Sahnewal, February 26

Punjab Power Minister Harbhajan Singh inaugurated a 66 kV grid sub-station at Pawa Khagat village today. The sub-station has been constructed at a cost of Rs 10 crore. The commissioning of this grid sub-station is expected to boost the power supply and facilitate the smooth grant of industrial connections.

Harbhajan Singh was accompanied by MLA Hardeep Singh Mundian, MLA Rajinderpal Kaur Chhina, Sarpanch Pawa Khagat Parminder Singh, village representatives Sony Khagat, Karamjit Singh and Lakhwinder Singh. At the inauguration, Harbhajan Singh said that it shall provide quality, reliable and uninterrupted power supply to the consumers.

The minister said the sub-station was constructed to deload the 220 kV sub-station at Sahnewal and 66 kV sub-station at Kanganwal. It shall serve the surrounding villages and industries.

“The state government, under the leadership of CM Bhagwant Mann, is committed to providing quality power supply to the consumers. The government is building new sub-stations across the state to reduce load of the existing ones. The newly established sub-station has 20 MVA power transformers, and additional transformers have been kept to meet future power supply demands,” he said.

The minister added that with the new 11kV feeders starting, the length of the old running lines would decrease.”

“The government is committed to providing an uninterrupted supply to the people of the state. Apart from this, the majority of the poor are now enjoying free power and the zero bills are a testimony to the fact that the AAP government has fulfilled what it promised the consumers,” he said.

The villagers raised the issue of the damaged road from Gugga Mari in Pawa Khagat to Nandpur village. “The road serves as a major link to Nandpur and has been in bad shape for many years. No government has ever paid any heed to repair the road which is used regularly by the villagers,” a villager said.

In turn, the minister assured them of immediate action and early recarpeting of the road.

Senior officials of PSPCL including Chief Engineer (Operations) Ludhiana Inderpal Singh, Chief Engineer (P&M) Ludhiana Punardeep Brar, SE (West) Anil Sharma, Giaspura XEN Sukaran Grewal, Sahnewal SDO Navjot Singh Dhillon and others were present on the occasion.


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