Powergrid commissions 220 kV Leh-Khalsti line in Jammu & Kashmir

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited has completed and charged the 220 kV Leh-Khalsti line section of the 220 kV Alusteng (Srinagar)-Leh transmission line, along with 220/66 kV gas-insulated switchgear substations in Leh and Khalsti in Jammu & Kashmir. The project is a part of the central government’s initiative of extending grid connectivity to difficult geographical terrains of the Leh-Ladakh region.