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Dedication of 132kV Kumarghat GIS SS to the nation on 73rd Republic Day by Sh. B. C. Das, Hon’ble MoL, Tripura by Powergrid

Ministry of Power

January 26, 2022

132 kV Kumarghat GIS is dedicated to the nation on the occasion of 73rd  Republic Day by Sh. Bhagaban Chandra Das, Hon’ble Minister for Labour, SC-ST Welfare & Animal Resource Department, Govt of Tripura.

GIS Substation occupies less space compared to Air Insulated Substations (AIS) Substation, More reliable compared to AIS, a number of outages due to the fault is less and Maintenance Free.

This Substation will increase the reliability & quality of power in Tripura and other neighboring states of NER.

Powergrid is “Maharatna” Central Public Sector Enterprise and India’s largest Electric Power Transmission Utility presently has 264 Sub-stations and 172,192 Ckm and 469,607 MVA of transformation capacity. With the adoption of the latest technological tools and techniques, enhanced use of automation and digital solutions, Powergrid has been able to maintain average transmission system availability >99%.