Kohima-Mariani Transmission Limited (KMTL) has successfully commissioned Element-2 (Imphal-New Kohima Line) of the Project. Earlier in July 2020, KMTL had commissioned Element-1 (Substation) and Element-3 (New Kohima – New Mariani Line). With the commissioning of Element 2 now, the project is completed.
KMTL was set-up to implement a transmission system under North Eastern Region Strengthening Scheme (NERSS-VI) on BOOM basis. The Project was won under a competitive bidding process conducted by PFC Consulting Limited (PFCCL). The Project involved design, financing, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance of 254 ckms of 400 KV transmission line. The transmission line passes through three states i.e. Manipur, Nagaland and Assam and comprises of three elements namely New Kohima Substation (Element 1), Imphal-New Kohima Line (Element 2) and New Kohima – New Mariani Line (Element 3). The Element-2 (Imphal-New Kohima Line) has now been completed and offered for commercial operations.
KMTL is a joint venture between Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited (KPTL) and Techno Electric & Engineering Company Limited (TEECL) with KPTL holding 74% of equity.
Commenting on the completion achievements, Manish Mohnot, MD & CEO, KPTL said, “We are pleased to announce the complete commissioning of the KMTL Transmission Asset. In line with our business plan, we will now swiftly proceed towards the divestment phase of KMTL. This asset has already been divested to CLP India and the process of transaction closure will be completed soon.
The successful implementation and divestment of T&D assets reinforces, complements and accelerates KPTL’s strategy to drive future growth in the core EPC business and enhance shareholder value.”
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