The Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) is expected to draw Rs.3,826 crore from the Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) this year for various generation, transmission & distribution (T&D) and Restructured Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme (R-APDRP) schemes.

This was indicated by the TNEB to the REC during the Annual Works Programme meeting held here last week, according to a press release issued by the REC.

Of the proposed amount, about Rs.1,800-2,000 crore would be spent by the Electricity Board for the R-APDRP Scheme.

C.P. Singh, Chairman of the TNEB and Guljit Kapur, Director of the REC were among those who attended the meeting.

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