Railway Traction Power Transmission Projects in Odisha have been put on fast track with Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra reviewing the progress and resolving the ground level issues in a high-level meeting held on Monday in digital mode from Lok Seva Bhawan.
Conducting a project wise review, Mohapatra set timelines for completion of each project and asked Odisha Power Transmission Corporation (OPTCL) to adhere to the timeline.
Further, Mohapatra asked the Principal Secretary, Energy to take a month-wise review of the work-schedule in coordination with concerned departments for expeditious implementation.
Indian Railways were asked to complete construction of their power conversion sub-stations at pace with power supply projects of the OPTCL.
OPTCL supplies 132 Kv or 220 Kv power to railway feeders from where the Indian Railways take power as per the requirement of the trains through power conversion sub-stations.
Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) was requested to expedite the issue of no-objection certificates for Belpahar transmission tower.