Member of Parliament Prem Singh Chandumajra on Wednesday informed that Central government has approved grants for Power Rejuvenation and Development works in urban areas under APDRP (Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme). He added that Rs 40 crore has been approved for SAS Nagar, Rs 10 crore for Roop Nagar and Nawanshahr each.
He said that in total Rs 60 crore will be spent on 3 cities under Progressive Power Development and Modification Programme and the work for Power Rejuvenation will be completed in next 6 months.
He further said that Mohali is being developed as a model city and will be equipped with 200 new transformers. As such, during first phase 30 Kilo meter power distribution lines will be made underground and 5 new power grids of capacity 66 KV will be established. He also quipped that within next two years, all the power distribution lines of city will be made underground.
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