Transmission lines conform to int’l norms: Power Grid
Srinagar: Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd has clarified that the transmission lines laid by it in the Valley are safe and conform to the international norms.
In a statement, a spokesman of the Power Grid while referring to a news report ‘Transmission line poses threat to Deb Bagh people’ published in this newspaper on Saturday, maintained the line is safe.
“Power Grid Corporation has constructed more than 93,0000 kms of transmission line crossing the entire country. The lines pass through all type of terrain including high mountain ranges like Pir Panjal, agricultural fields and even Arabian Sea. These transmission lines are constructed as per international norms and practices. We ensure that due clearances are maintained and that these EHV lines do not pose any harm to human life. As such these transmission lines posing threat to human life is not a fact,” the spokesman said.
He also claimed that power has never been stopped even temporarily on the referred transmission lines.
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