Published On:June 7 2011
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PowerGrid awaiting Cabinet nod for two projects in Afghanistan
Central transmission utility PowerGrid is awaiting Cabinet approval to start work on two substations in Afghanistan, entailing a total investment of Rs 200 crore.
The Indian government has assigned PowerGrid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) to implement two power transmission projects in war-ravaged Afghanistan.
Once the green signal is received, these projects - at Doshi and Charikar - are expected to be complete in about two-and-a-half-years, he said.