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Distribution Projects

Distribution Projects Department provides support service to the Distribution wing of WBSEDCL by strengthening its infrastructure through different project works to make the network -

  • Reliable for providing 24x7 quality power.
  • Less Maintenance.
  • More productive (By reducing AT& C).
  • Costeffective.
-- Which adds value to the consumers' service.

Status of ongoing projects under Distribution Project Department as on 30.11.2020



HVDS WORK UNDER SPECIAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT (SIP) under P&NES, GoWB


Under this project, HVDS works to reconfigure the existing HT/LT network using DTR and HT/LT AB cable in various districts of West Bengal have been taken up. The status of works is as follows:

➢ Burdwan and Birbhum districts:

a. Project cost= Rs 308 Cr

b. Present status- 3 nos LOA placed on 14.03.2018. Execution works are in progress.

c. Amount spent till date = Rs 119.16 Cr

➢ Hooghly, Paschim Midnapur, 24 Parganas (N) and 24 Parganas (S) districts:

a. Project cost= Rs 2200 Cr

b. Present status

Sl No. District Package No (Region/ Division/ Town Name) LOA Placement date
1 Hooghly H4A (Chandannagar-Srirampur-Mogra) 27/09/18
H4B (Tarakeswar-Singur) 27/09/18
H4C (Arambag) 27/09/18
2 Paschim Midnapur H5A (Kharagpur) 27/09/18
H5C ( Medinipur) 28/09/18
H5B (Belda) 27/09/18
H5D (Jhargram) 28/09/18
H5E (Ghatal) 28/09/18
3 North 24 Parganas H6A (Barrackpur-Naihati) Terminated on 07.02.2020
H6B (Habra-Bongaon) 28/09/18
H6C (Basirhat) 28/09/18
H6D (Barasat) 28/09/18
4 South 24 Parganas H7A (Behala) 25/02/19
H7B (Baruipur) 28/09/18
H7C (Canning) 27/09/18
H7D (Kakdwip-Diamond Harbour) Approval for LOA is under process

c. BOQ has been finalised for 15 nos packages. Drawing & GTP approval and Procurement of materials are under progress. Execution of works are in progress.

d. Amount spent till date = Rs 681.91 Cr.

UG CABLING WORK UNDER GREEN CITY MISSION under UD&MA, GoWB


Replacement of existing overhead distribution lines with underground cables in Coochbehar and Nabadwip Towns will be done under Green City Mission project. The status of works is as follows:

➢Coochbehar

a. Project cost = Rs 51 Cr

b. Present status- LOA placed on 14.03.18. Survey is completed. Drawing & GTP approval are done. Procurement of materials and Execution of work is under progress. Amount spent till date = Rs 41.99 Cr. About 98.5% work is completed.

➢ Nabadwip

a. Project cost- Rs 22.68 Cr

b. Present status- LOA placed on 06.07.18. Survey is completed. Drawing & GTP approval are done. Procurement of materials and Execution of work is under progress. Amount spent till date = 14.40 Cr. About 98.5% work is completed.

ELECTRIFICATION OF GITABITAN TOWNSHIP, BOLPUR as DEPOSIT work under WBHIDCO


a. Project cost- Rs 15.97 Cr

b. Present status- LOA placed on 31.08.18. Work is completed. Commissioning is under progress.

c. Amount spent till date = Rs 8.30 Cr



West Bengal Electricity Distribution Grid Modernization Project under World Bank loan assistance


A project for System Strengthening & Grid Modernisation of Distribution Network of WBSEDCL (HVDS & GIS at 13+1 districts, UG cabling at 6 Towns, Creation of IT backbone by installing approx. 5 lac. AMI & creation of 20 nos. new SCADA centre, DTR metering, Innovative schemes for Distribution system strengthening as well as Capacity building of officials) having total project outlay of Rs 2800.54 Cr under World Bank financing (70% World Bank & 30% state share) have been taken up.

The component of Implementation of HVDS at 13+1 districts has been taken up by the department. Tender has been floated for 9 districts. Evaluation is under process.



The following draft Environmental/Social documents are provided/disclosed with respect to the project:

Sl No. Description Environmental Impact
1 ESMF-Bengali Click here for details
2 ESMF-English Click here for details
2a. ESMF-Appendix Click here for details
2b. Gender Development Framework Click here for details
2c. Stakeholder Engagement Plan Click here for details
2d. Tribal Peoples Planning Framework Click here for details
2e. Labour Management Procedure Click here for details
2f. Resettlement Policy Framework Click here for details
3 ESIA-Howrah Click here for details
4 ESIA-Purba Medinipur Click here for details
5 ESIA-Bankura Click here for details
6 ESIA-Purulia Click here for details
7 ESIA-Alipurduar Click here for details
8 ESIA-Coochbehar Click here for details
9 ESIA-Uttar Dinajpur Click here for details
10 ESIA-Dakshin Dinajpur Click here for details
11 ESIA-Malda Click here for details
12 ESIA-Murshidabad Click here for details
13 ESIA-Nadia Click here for details


The component of Implementation of 6 nos. Underground Cabling Projects in 5 nos. Towns (Baruipur,Baguiati-Kestopur,Rajarhat,Kharagpur and Asansol) has been taken up by the department. LOI has been placed for Baruipur Town after completion of tendering process and tender has been floated for Baguiati-Kestopur and Rajarhat Towns. Evaluation for these towns are under process.



The following draft Environmental/Social documents are provided /disclosed with respect to the project.

Sl No. Town Environmental Impact
1 Baruipur Click here for details
2 Baguiati-Kestopur Click here for details
3 Rajarhat Click here for details


For GIS sub station , LOI has been placed for Alipurduar district for construction of 2 nos 33/11 KV GIS sub station .Total 15 nos. 33/11 KV GIS sub stations are scheduled for construction.



Distribution Projects

PROJECT I


1. The MOP,GOI is providing assistance to WBSEDCL under Restructured Accelerated Power Development and Reform Programme (RAPDRP) .Under RAPDRP Part B which includes upgradation and strengthening of sub-transmission and distribution system in different towns of West Bengal,LOA placed for 63 nos town area by engaging Turnkey agencies.Progress upto 2016-17 and plan for 2017-18 is as follow.


Sl No.
A.
Name of the project
Upgradation and strengthening of sub-transmission and distribution system in 68 towns
Project cost (Rs. in Cr.)
808.78
Source of Funding
25% from PFC,the nodal agency & 75% from REC as counter part funding
Physical Progress(in Nos)
46(completed)
Financial Progress(Rs. in Cr.)
347.08
Physical Progress(in Nos)
22
Financial Progress(Rs. in Cr.)
461.70


2. The MOP,GOI is providing assistance to WBSEDCL under National Electricity Fund (NEF),an interest subsidy scheme, to strengthen the existing network of distribution system. Progress during 2016-17 and plan for 2017-18 is as follow:


Sl No.
A.
Name of the project
Upgradation, strengthening of sub-transmission & distribution system and conversion of overhead to underground cabling in Bolpur town
Project cost (Rs. in Cr.)
90.75
Source of Funding
10% own fund and 90% from GOI through REC
Physical Progress(in %)
80%
Financial Progress(Rs. in Cr.)
52.00
Physical Progress(in %)
20%
(Bolpur:phase I-Completed. Phase II-Work in Progress Nabadwip:Completed)
Financial Progress(Rs. in Cr.)
38.75
Sl No.
B.
Name of the project
Upgradation, strengthening of sub-transmission & distribution system and conversion of overhead to underground cabling in Nabadwip town
Project cost (Rs. in Cr.)
90.75
Source of Funding
10% own fund and 90% from GOI through REC
Physical Progress(in %)
80%
Financial Progress(Rs. in Cr.)
42.00
Physical Progress(in %)
20%(Bolpur:phase I-Completed. Phase II-Work in Progress Nabadwip:Completed)
Financial Progress(Rs. in Cr.)
38.75
Sl No.
C.
Name of the project
Augmentation of 33/11 KV sub-station
Project cost (Rs. in Cr.)
114.55
Source of Funding
10% own fund and 90% from GOI through REC
Physical Progress(in %)
70%
Financial Progress(Rs. in Cr.)
55.60
Physical Progress(in %)
30%
(Target of completion:Mar,17)
Financial Progress(Rs. in Cr.)
58.95
Sl No.
D.
Name of the project
Replacement of 33 & 11 KV OCB by VCB
Project cost (Rs. in Cr.)
114.55
Source of Funding
10% own fund and 90% from GOI through REC
Physical Progress(in %)
70%
Financial Progress(Rs. in Cr.)
55.60
Physical Progress(in %)
30%
(Target of completion:Mar,17)
Financial Progress(Rs. in Cr.)
58.95