Alstom T&D India on Wednesday announced it had bagged a Rs. 161 crore (euro 20.1 million) contract from state-run Power Grid Corporation for supplying equipment at various centres in North India.

In a statement issued here, it said Alstom has secured a Rs. 161 crore contract from PGCIL for upgrading transmission sub-stations at 14 sites across five Indian states and reactors at Bhiwani (Haryana). The expansion will reduce transmission line overloading and improve grid stability in North India. Sub-stations to be upgraded include one at Bhiwani and also substations at Hissar, Allahabad, Kanpur, Singrauli, Kota, Koteshwar, Rajpura, Panchkula, Patiala, Dhuri, Makhu, Mukstar and Nakodar in the northern region of the country, Rathin Basu, managing director of Alstom T&D India, said.

The turnkey project covers the design, manufacturing, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of air-insulated equipment, etc along with civil works.

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