PM inaugurates new transmission line in Lucknow

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing the gathering at Abdul Kalam Technical University, in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on June 20, 2017.

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, the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Ram Naik, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, the Deputy Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh, Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dr. Dinesh Sharma 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.