NTDC directed to speed up work on transmission lines projects

Minister for Energy (Power Division) Engr Khurram Dastgir Khan has directed Managing Director NTDC Engr Manzoor Ahmad to accelerate work on the ongoing transmission projects. During his visit to NTDC headquarters, he took  detailed briefing on the progress of ongoing projects. Since,  NTDC operates as reliable transmission system and efficiently evacuated record maximum generation of 24,566 MW during 2021,  the transformation capacity is being enhanced through augmentation of existing transformers with the  addition of new transformers as well as through new grid station and transmission line projects. Recently, the NTDC has completed 23 projects of transmission lines and grid stations, including 500KV grid station Faisalabad West and 220KV grid station Jhimpir-II. As many as 51 projects of worth US$2081.868 million (approx.) are at different stages of development, funded by different donor agencies and NTDC own resources. A total of 15 ongoing projects have already been completed and the five ongoing are subjected to complete by May 2022.