REC’s subsidiary hands over SPVs to Kalpataru Power Transmission

REC Transmission Projects Company-indianbureaucracy
REC Transmission Projects Company-indianbureaucracy

REC Transmission Projects Company Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd, – a ‘Navratna’ Central Public Sector Undertaking, under Ministry of Power, has handed over project specific Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) namely Alipurduar Transmission Limited to M/s Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited who had emerged as the successful bidder.

Competing alongside with the public and private sector majors, M/s Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited quoted the lowest levellised tariff of Rs. 1294.24 million per annum for “Transmission System Strengthening in Indian System for transfer of power from new HEPs in Bhutan”. Transmission Project involves establishment of Alipurduar – Siliguri 400 kV D/C line (2nd) with Quad moose conductor, Kishanganj – Darbhanga 400kV D/C line with Quad moose conductor, 400 kV line bays at Darbhanga: 2 nos., 80 MVAR switchable line reactors (400 Ohm NGR) in each circuit at Darbhanga end of Kishanganj – Darbhanga 400kV D/C (quad) line.


The selection was carried out based on the Standard Bidding Documents and Guidelines notified by Ministry of Power, Government of India for selection of transmission developer on Build, Own, Operate & Maintain (BOOM) basis through Tariff Based Competitive Bidding route. wishes the very best.

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