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Tripura Power Minister left for Delhi to finalise 100 MW power deal with Bangladesh, PGCIL on a verge of completing power transmission line
Tripura Power Minister left for Delhi to finalise 100 MW power deal with Bangladesh, PGCIL on a verge of completing power transmission line
AGARTALA, July 3 (TIWN): Aiming to clinch the 100 MW power deal with the neighbouring country Bangladesh against the 144 surplus, Tripura Power Minister Manik Dey on Thursday had left for New Delhi, the official of the power department confirmed. At the meantime, the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) is on a verge to complete the work of setting up the power transmission line up to Bangladesh which is expected to be completed by the end of the year. The state government here had decided the 100 MW power to be fed from Suryamaninagar grid of Agartala to Brahmanbaria grid from the state governments share of 726 MW capacity gas based mega power project at Palatana in Gomati Tripura.However, the high level meeting at Delhi is expected to clear up the deal with Bangladesh, in regard of supplying 100 MW power from Palatana OTPC. Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has targeted to finish the transmission line to supply 100 MW power to neighbouring Bangladesh via Brahmanbaria grid from Tripura by end of this year.Earlier the power minister Manik Dey said that the state government has planned to supply power to Bangladesh as the Bangladesh government had extended its helping hands towards bringing the heavy machineries here in Tripura Palatana through their land.PGCIL has already completed work on 20 of the 65 transmission towers in south and western part of Tripura whereas the work on more 45 towers is underway.
Govt of  Tripura
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