With a view to encourage participation of Private sector in building the Transmission capacity in India, Govt. of India had notified 14 power transmission schemes worth Rs. 33,900 crore during 2014-15. Nine schemes worth Rs. 12,272 crore schemes were notified in July 2014 and further 5 more transmission schemes worth Rs. 21,659 crore were notified in February 2015. All these projects had been allocated to the Bid Process Coordinator (BPC) namely RECTPCL and PFCCL for carrying out bidding under Tariff based competitive bidding (TBCB) route. The bid process is underway by both the BPCs.
These transmission schemes includes 765 kV and 400 kV transmission system strengthening schemes in the Northern, Western, Southern, North Eastern Regions & would facilitate transfer of Power from new Hydro electric projects in Bhutan and the generation linked projects in Chhattisgarh and Odisha etc.