Power Grid signs MoU with DC Samba to supply machines to Samba district as part of CSR
posted on August 27, 2022 | Author RK News
Jammu, August 26: Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the District Development Commissioner, Samba, to provide four (04) no. Vehicle mounted road vacuum sweeper, one (01) no. Ballistic Separator & one (01) no. JCB loader for Samba district under CSR.
As part of POWERGRID’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by Shri Vinod P. Baxla, Managing Director (HR) on behalf of POWERGRID and Ms. Anuradha Gupta, KAS, DC (Samba) in the presence of Sh. Ramesh Kumar Sr. DGM (Samba), POWERGRID and other senior staff of POWERGRID and Samba District Administration
The cost of this project is estimated at EUR 1.42 crore to be completed in the current fiscal year.
On this occasion, DC Samba thanked POWERGRID for taking this CSR initiative to provide hygienic infrastructure in the samba district which will benefit the popular masses of the Samba district.
As a responsible corporate citizen, POWERGRID has extended its support for the development of various infrastructure activities in the province of Jammu through its CSR initiatives amounting to more than ? 3 crore in the last three years.
POWER GRID CORPORATION OF INDIA LIMITED is a Maharatna company under the Ministry of Energy and is engaged in interstate bulk power transmission. POWERGRID has 172,662 ckm of transmission lines, 267 substations and over 485,777 MVA of transformer capacity. Through the adoption of the latest technological tools and techniques, improved use of automation and digital solutions, POWERGRID has been able to maintain an average transmission system availability of >99%. POWERGRID’s performance has been consistently excellent achieving very challenging measurable parameters which are defined in the MoU signed with the Government of India’s Ministry of Energy.
POWERGRID, Northern Region -II, headquartered in Jammu, has its transmission system spread across the states of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, parts of Haryana and UT of Chandigarh, Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir.