To cater to the growing power demand in the city, the transmission system, comprising 129 sub-stations, will be augmented with 205 new sub-stations.
The Haryana government has laid out a R4609.77-crore plan, which will be executed in the next 24 to 36 months. Haryana minister for power, renewable energy and technical education MP Singh said after inaugurating a 66 KV sub-station at village Nimoth here. He said during 2010-11, the state had a network of 640 sub-stations and about 2,09,104 km-long transmission lines.
He said the demand for power in Haryana was rising at a fast pace.
In 2010-11, power utilities released 2,25,805 new electricity connections, of which 84,488 were domestic, 1,27,758 non-domestic, 9,323 tubewell and 4,236 were of industrial category.